CARTHAGE, N.C. (WNCN) — A brief vehicle chase overnight Monday ended in a collision with a Moore County Sheriff’s patrol vehicle and a West End man in jail.
It all started when deputies responded to suspicious activity in Seven Lakes North. While investigating, a vehicle was seen by deputies leaving the area at a high rate of speed.
After a brief vehicle pursuit, deputies said the driver intentionally collided with a patrol vehicle. The crash ended the pursuit and resulted in the suspect being apprehended without further incident.
A search of the suspect’s vehicle resulted in a seizure of psilocybin mushrooms and drug paraphernalia, deputies said.
Avery Austin Ebert, 28, was arrested and charged with:
Felony Flee to Elude Arrest,
Felony Assault With a Deadly Weapon on a Government Official,
Felony Possession with Intent to Sell/Manufacture/Deliver a Schedule I Controlled Substance,
- Possession of Drug Paraphernalia,
- Injury to Personal Property,
- Driving while Impaired,
- Driving while License Revoked,
- Reckless Driving to Endanger,
- Resisting Public Officer, and
- Fail To Stop At a Stop Sign.
Ebert is currently being held in the Moore County Detention Center under a $175,000.00 secured bond and is scheduled to appear in Moore County District Court on June 14.