Navassa town councilmember arrested for driving with permanently revoked license
Published: Jul. 8, 2022 at 12:15 PM EDT
BRUNSWICK COUNTY, N.C. (WECT) - Navassa town councilmember James Louis Hardy has been arrested for driving with a permanently revoked license and for not heeding a police siren.
According to Navassa Police Chief Darryll DeCotis, police turned on their sirens to pull over Hardy for expired tags on Thursday, July 7. Hardy didn’t stop for police until reaching his home, and police determined that his license had been permanently revoked.
He was arrested and charged with driving with a revoked license and failing to heed light or siren. He was booked under a $3,500 bond.
Hardy was recently approved by the council to be the town’s finance officer.
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