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WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Wilmington Police seized a man’s luxury car, after they say he drove off when they tried to pull him over last night.

WPD says a patrol officer was running radar in the 2100 block of Market Street and saw a Mercedes going 61 mph in a 35 mph zone. When the officer went after the Mercedes, the driver made a quick left onto 21st Street and then a right on Wolcott Street accelerating the entire time, police say.

Police say Shawn Lamont Morant, 37, finally pulled over at Wolcott and 20th street. The officer noticed the smell of marijuana in the car and found the drug during a search along with drug paraphernalia and several empty beer bottles. Police say one of the bottles was thrown from the car before it stopped.

Police arrested Morant and his passenger, Aeisha Milton, 24.

Morant is charged with reckless driving to endanger, speeding, possession with intent to manufacture/sell/distribute (PWIMSD) schedule VI (marijuana), felony speeding to elude arrest with aggravating factors, driving while license revoked. He was also cited for open container after consumption. He posted a $10,000 bond and was released from jail.

Police because of his previous criminal history and the flee to elude charge, they seized Morant’s Mercedes.

Milton is charged with PWIMSD schedule VI and was released on a $4,000.

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10 Comments on "WPD seizes Mercedes after driver wouldn’t stop, caught with drugs, beer"


No Doubt
2015 years 9 months ago

He/she is on public assistance.
He/she will stay on public assistance.
He will be back on the streets soon after his conviction.
He won’t be charged with DWI even though the police smelled dope.
He will get charged with more crimes in the future.
He will produce offspring that act just the way he does.
The same old, same old for the same old, same old.
But it’s everyone elses fault…right?

kim910
2015 years 9 months ago

So quck to judge. This man can and does pay his bills without the help of government assistance, but since you KNOW everything, there’s NO DOUBT
you are on public assistance.
you will stay on public assistance.
you will be back on the streets soon after your conviction.
you won’t be charged with DWI even though the police smelled dope.
you will get charged with more crimes in the future.
you will produce offspring that act just the way you do.
The same old, same old for the same old, same old.
But it’s everyone elses fault…right?

SurfCityTom
2015 years 9 months ago

but after the trial and conviction, look for the vehicle in Raleigh at the State’s Surplus Property facility on HIghway 54. I was there last week; there were at least 3 lime green chevies and fords with 20 inch rims.

kim910
2015 years 9 months ago

Did you see the car yet? Did you, NO cause he got the car back. Being falsely accused by the government can work out in your favor if u are a stand up citizen. REGARDLESS of your past.

guesty
2015 years 9 months ago

I bet it is some ragged out piece of crap hooptie with dark tinted windows, big wheels and a booming stereo system.

SurfCityTom
2015 years 9 months ago

to appear in Raleigh as drug seized property available for anyone to bid on.

Commonsensenotcommontoday
2015 years 9 months ago

What throw a person off their game be trying to read your Pidgin English.

Guestfrustrated
2015 years 9 months ago

What this some bull……this man is a top Kirby dealer in the state him an her they sell Kirby vacs not drugs…..Wow this is crazy……and its also ashamed how because of his past this car got seized…everyone grows older an change and I can honestly say he is one of them…but its stuff like this that will throw a person off their game….keep your head up man an continue to show them no matter how they judge you….

kim910
2015 years 9 months ago

you know for you, all i got is…….

4 more YEARS so……..TAKE THAT!

PublicAvenger
2015 years 9 months ago

Great thing he didn’t wreck, and get hurt. That would have costs him thousands in medical bills……
Hey wait, he’s probably indigent, which means he couldn’t care less, how many wrecks causes. That means, under Obama-Care, I’m the one that has to pay.

 

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