RAEFORD, N.C. (WNCN) — Deputies with the Hoke County Sheriff’s Office say they have arrested a man who was found with multiple bags of drugs and several thousand dollars.
On Thursday at about 4:45 p.m., deputies say they attempted to stop a car at a driver’s license checkpoint in the area of Belton’s Loop when the driver refused to stop.
Deputies say he fled from the car and into a home.
They identified him as 41-year-old Korey Jerard McLean, of Red Springs.
Deputies searched the car, where they say they found about 8.8 pounds of marijuana and $5,000.
They seized the narcotics and arrested McLean.
He is charged with possession of a controlled substance with the intent to manufacture, sell, or deliver marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and flee to elude.
McLean was taken to the Hoke County Detention Center under a $75,000 secured bond.