Car Chase
Dash Cam video released of chase and crash
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 09/10/2014 - 11:00pm.

videoNew information on a high speed chase in Brunswick County that happened Monday afternoon. Southport Police released dash cam video of the chase and crash.

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Man leaving court arrested after car chase
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 08/28/2014 - 2:34pm.

videoInvestigators in Bladen County say a man leaving court this morning led officers on a car chase. The Bladen County Sheriff's Office says Dwione Terrell Baxley, 31, is charged with felony fleeing to elude arrest, resisting a public officer and driving without an operator's license after a chase just after 10 a.m.

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Bond increased for attempted murder suspect shot after high-speed chase
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 06/13/2014 - 1:36pm.

videoA judge has increased the bond for a man accused of shooting his estranged wife outside a Jacksonville restaurant earlier this year and then leading officers on a high-speed chase in Columbus County. Bond for George Reynolds Evans is now set at $2.5 million.

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Police: Man arrested after pulling knife on group, crashing car during chase
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Wed, 05/14/2014 - 8:56am.

Police arrested a man they say tried to instigate a fight with a group in downtown Wilmington before leading a speedy car chase with officers, finally crashing his car in a nearby intersection.

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Police: Speeding driver led officer on car, foot chase
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Tue, 04/29/2014 - 9:01am.

videoPolice arrested a man they say led them on a car chase after an officer caught him speeding through a Wilmington neighborhood. When an officer got to the area, police say a black car flew past the officer's marked car within minutes of parking.

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Man arrested for DWI after running from two crashes
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Tue, 02/04/2014 - 8:32am.

videoA man was arrested Monday night after fleeing two accident scenes and trying to drive his van down some railroad tracks, Lt. David Yanacek of the Wilmington Police Department said.

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UPDATE: Police arrest four following shots fired, car chase
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Tue, 12/17/2013 - 10:33am.

videoReports of shots fired from inside a vehicle sparks a short car chase with police, and ends in several arrests. It all started just after 10:30 last night in the 4400 block of Wrightsville Avenue when police say a concerned citizen reported someone firing shots out of a burgundy car with at least three passengers inside.

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UPDATE: SBI to review arrest involving K-9 unit
Submitted by Ashley Cimino on Wed, 11/06/2013 - 6:49pm.

videoThe State Bureau of Investigation is reviewing a recent arrest involving a K-9, as requested by Wilmington Police Chief Ralph Evangelous and District Attorney Ben David.

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Driver charged in car chase with cops after checkpoint
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 11/01/2013 - 1:43pm.

video A man who led multiple law enforcement agencies on a car chase during a DWI checkpoint early this morning faces several assault charges after investigators say he intentionally hit a deputy's car twice. They say it started at a roadblock set up at the corner of 15th and Market streets around 1:30 a.m.

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Police chase ends in arrests, seizure of 90 bags of heroin
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 10/22/2013 - 10:58pm.

Three men were arrested Tuesday night in Leland after a brief car chase on Highway 74/76 that ended when officers performed a PIT maneuver.

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