Officials: Driver charged with DWI after attempting to flee traffic stop near Kings Grant
NEW HANOVER COUNTY, N.C. (WECT) - The New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office has announced that an individual has been charged after they allegedly fled a traffic stop over the weekend.
According to a representative with the NHCSO, on Dec. 31, a car turned off of Grathwol Drive to avoid a S.A.F.E. checkpoint. Deputies followed the vehicle until it crashed.
Four people fled the scene but were in custody within 30 minutes. NHCSO had K-9s on the scene to assist in their search. The NHCSO says the driver, 20-year-old Jaden Nasir Marshall, has been charged with DWI.
Authorities stated that the three other individuals in the car were juveniles.
The New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office and North Carolina State Highway Patrol were on the scene. Officials told WECT that they were performing a traffic stop in the area and the driver got out and ran.
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