Friday, October 22, 2021
Lengthy High-Speed Chase Ends In Goldsboro

Lengthy High-Speed Chase Ends In Goldsboro

A suspect leads authorities on a high-speed chase from Seven Springs into Goldsboro.  Deputies with the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office pulled the vehicle over in the downtown Seven Springs area late Monday night.  After reportedly noticing marijuana right in the suspect’s lap, the suspect fled leading the deputies on a 16 mile pursuit into the City of Goldsboro.  The chase ended as the suspect jumped from his moving vehicle and tried to flee on foot.  The suspect, 26-year-old Deshaun J. James of Eureka, was quickly arrested without further incident.  A search of James’ vehicle also reportedly led to the discovery of a large amount of MDMA.   James faces charges of:

  • Felony Flee to Elude Arrest with a Motor Vehicle
  • Felony Maintaining a Vehicle for a Controlled Substance
  • Felony Possession With Intent to Sell and Deliver MDMA
  • Resisting a Public Officer
  • Speeding excess of 100 MPH
  • Reckless Driving to Endanger
  • Fail to Stop for Steady Red Light
  • Fail to Stop at Stop Sign

James received a $10,500 secured bond.

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