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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.

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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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