Fleeing teen charged with DWI


A Seven Springs area teenager, who reportedly tried to outrun the law apparently changed his mind, pulled over, and was taken into custody without further incident.

Charges of felony fleeing to elude arrest, resisting direct orders, DWI, and driving after consuming under 21 years of age were filed against 19-year-old Alfredo Basillio Tucan, AKA Alfredo Tecun-Bagilio of 4579 N.C. Highway 111.

He was jailed under a $6,500 secured bond.

Arresting deputies with the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office said the incident occurred on May 17 when they observed the driver of a vehicle committing a motor vehicle violation.

When officers attempted to stop the vehicle, deputies say the driver fled the scene, but pulled over after a short pursuit.

Officers of the Aggressive Criminal Enforcement Team were assisted by officers with the Mount Olive Police Department in the case.




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