Burgaw man wanted in alleged hit-and-run surrenders to Wilmington police

Warrants obtained for alleged hit-and-run driver

WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - A Burgaw man accused in a hit-and-run crash that caused around $8,000 worth of damage has surrendered to Wilmington police.

According to a post on the Wilmington Police Department’s Facebook page, a white Toyota Camry rear-ended the victim’s vehicle in the 300 block of North Kerr Avenue. The crash caused minor injuries.

Car debris left at the scene led investigators to 45-year-old Brian Alton Potter, according to the post.

UPDATE: Potter turn himself in Tuesday afternoon. WANTED: Wilmington Police obtained warrants for the arrest of Burgaw...

Posted by Wilmington, NC Police Department on Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Potter surrendered to police Tuesday afternoon and is charged with hit-and-run causing property damage, driving without a license and failure to reduce speed to avoid a collision.

He was booked in the New Hanover County Jail under a $10,000 bond.

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