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Officers detain suspect and charge him with fourth DWI

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WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) -

Officers detained a man around 10:30 Friday night after speeding past patrol units in his car on the 1000 block of Emory Street.

According to the Wilmington Police Department, officers were patrolling the area in the Eastbrook Apartments when a small car sped past them down the center lane. Officers followed the vehicle as it entered the Creekwood area.

As officers attempted to pull the vehicle over, the suspect pulled into a parking lot and ran away. Police chased down and detained William Spivey.

An investigation of his vehicle found that Spivey had an open container of alcohol and numerous drug paraphernalia.

Officers charged Spivey with felony DWI due to his three prior convictions of DWI. The WPD seized Spivey's car.

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