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2 teens now charged in NC Trooper's death in fiery crash

YADKIN COUNTY, N.C. (WFMY) - Two teens are now charged in connection with the death of a North Carolina State Highway Patrol Trooper. 

A suspect already in custody now also faces additional charges.

The Highway Patrol said both Michaela Harrison, 19, and Mona Lisa Mullins, 17, have been charged after a consultation with the Yadkin County District Attorney’s Office.

Harrison has been charged with accessory after the fact of second-degree murder and aid and abet second-degree murder, among other charges.

Mullins has been charged with felony obstruction among other charges in the May 21 incident.


Dakota Whitt, 22, was wanted for murder after the death of North Carolina State Highway Patrol Trooper Samuel Bullard.

Bullard died after a high-speed chase while pursuing a suspect on Interstate 77 in Elkin. 

 Harrison and Mullins were in a 2007 BMW being driven by Whitt during the chase, according to authorities.

Whitt was taken into custody during a traffic stop in Wilkes County. 

A judge ordered Whitt to be held without bond. Whitt now faces additional charges including felony obstruction among other charges.

Here’s a list of charges for the following:

Michaela Harrison of Hamptonville

2 counts of Felony Obstruction
1 count of Possession of Methamphetamine
1 count of Accessory After The Fact of Second Degree Murder
1 count of Aid and Abet Second Degree Murder

Mona Lisa Mullins of State Road

2 counts of Felony Obstruction
1 count of Possession of Methamphetamine

Harrison received a $250,000 bond and Mullins was held on a $100,000 bond.

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