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Drug suspect wrecks car fleeing from Wilmington Police

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Nakesha McCray (Source: NHCSO) Nakesha McCray (Source: NHCSO)
WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) -

Wilmington Police have issued a warrant for a suspect that eluded an officer during a traffic stop and wrecked their vehicle Monday night.

According to officials, a Wilmington Police officer pulled over a vehicle for expired registration in the area of South 13th Street and Willard Street. As the officer approached the vehicle, it took off towards Greenfield Lake.

The officer later found the vehicle on its side in the grass off East Lakeshore Drive. The suspect was gone.

A backpack was found in the vehicle with over 5 ounces of cocaine, drug paraphernalia, and an ID card of the suspect inside.

A warrant has been issued for Nakesha McCray, 37, of Wilmington for trafficking cocaine.

If you have information on the whereabouts of Nakesha McCray please contact the Wilmington Police Department at 910-343-3609 or send your tip to Text-A-Tip at (CRIMES)274637 then start your message with Tip708 then type your tip.

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