Suspect Flees From AuthoritiesTwice Arrested

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Suspect Flees From AuthoritiesTwice Arrested

On January 15, 2023, at approximately 1:35 p.m., Goldsboro Police Department’s Housing Unit was conducting saturated patrols of the southern portion of the city. A traffic stop was conducted in the 800 block of East Ash Street in reference to a motor vehicle violation.  The vehicle failed to yield to Housing officers and a vehicle pursuit ensued. The vehicle pursuit ended in the 600 block of Crawford Street with the driver, identified as Ryquan Humphrey, fleeing from officers on foot. A loaded Ruger 9mm handgun, drum magazine, and suspected marijuana was located inside the vehicle. Humphrey was not apprehended on scene.

Soon after the conclusion of the pursuit, a follow-up was conducted at Humphrey’s residence in the 900 block of Fairview Circle. During a consent search of the residence, approximately 32 grams of suspected methamphetamines was located inside the residence along with drug paraphernalia. Warrants were obtained for Humphrey by Housing officers on January 15. 

On January 19, at 4:15 p.m., Housing officers with the assistance of the Goldsboro Police Department’s VICE Unit and Patrol “D” Shift was conducting surveillance on a residence located inside the city limits of Goldsboro when officers witnessed Humphrey arrive at the house in a white Lexus passenger vehicle. The vehicle left a short time later and a traffic stop was attempted on Humphrey for his outstanding warrants for arrest.

Humphrey again fled from Housing officers. A vehicle pursuit ensued and ended in the 500 block of Linwood Avenue.  Humphrey was arrested on the scene without incident. During a probable cause search of the vehicle, another firearm was located. A Glock 22 .40-caliber handgun was located, along with an extended magazine.

Humphrey was arrested on scene and charged with Possession of a Firearm by Felon (F) and Flee to Elude with Motor Vehicle (F). Humphrey was also served on his outstanding warrants for arrest for Possession of Firearm by Felon (F), Trafficking in Methamphetamines (F), PWISD Marijuana (F), 2 counts of Maintaining a Dwelling/Vehicle for the sale of Controlled Substances (F), Selling Controlled Substances Within 1000 ft. of a School (F), Flee to Elude Arrest with Motor Vehicle (F), Resisting Public Officer (M), Drug Paraphernalia (M), Driving While License Revoked (M), and Expired Registration Plate (M). Humphrey was held at the Wayne County Jail on a $108,000 secured bond.