Burgaw man wanted by WPD for hit-and-run arrested

Brian Alton Potter (Photo: Wilmington Police)

Wilmington, NC (WWAY) — Wilmington Police say the man wanted in connection to a hit and run earlier this month turned himself in on Tuesday afternoon.

Wilmington Police obtained warrants for the arrest of Brian Alton Potter, 45, of Burgaw.

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A Wilmington Police spokewoman said officers responded to the 300 block of North Kerr Avenue on June 4 in reference to a hit and run where a white Toyota Camry rear-ended the victim, causing minor injuries and about $8,000 worth of damage. Debris from the suspect vehicle was left at the scene.

Investigators determined Potter to be the suspected driver.

The warrants for Potter include: hit and run property damage, driving without a license, failure to reduce speed to avoid collision.

Potter is being held on a $10,000 bond.