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Police chase ends with two in custody

WILMINGTON -- An illegal drug investigation sparked a police chase through Wilmington Thursday afternoon. When New Hanover County vice officers attempted to pull over a pickup truck; the driver, 26-year-old Decarlos George, wouldn't pull over. The passenger was 29-year-old Tremayne Ford. George was wanted for probation violation. The chase began on South College Road and ended in the Candlewyck apartment complex, after causing multiple accidents along the way. George hit a man riding a bicycle at the intersection of South College Road and Hoggard Drive. The cyclist was treated and released from New Hanover Regional Medical center. George faces the following charges: Felony cocaine possession, marijuana possession, drug paraphernalia possession, felony hit-and-run and additional traffic violations. Ford is charged with felony cocaine possession, marijuana possession and drug paraphernalia possession.

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