Convicted felon arrested on gun, drug charges after hit-and-run


WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — On Saturday night, Wilmington Police arrested a man whose car ran off the road and crashed into a church on North 29th Street near Market Street.

28-year-old Taquan James was charged with multiple drug and firearm offenses. WPD officers found crack cocaine and an open liquor bottle in James’ car.

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During a field sobriety test, James walked over to another car and attempted to hide his revolver in that car.

James is a previously convicted felon on federal probation.  He is being held on a $175,000 secured bond.