Weekend car chase leads to arrest


BRUNSWICK COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — A chase in Brunswick County over the weekend ended with one man behind bars.

Sheriff deputies say Malik McNeil did not stop at a license checkpoint on Old Shallotte Road and almost hit a deputy. That led to a chase.

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It ended when McNeil came upon fire trucks who were responding to a separate call. A deputy managed to bump him off the road.

McNeil is in jail under a $750,000 bond. He faces several charges, including assault with a deadly weapon.