Quantcast

Asheville chief's son facing new charges in wreck - Greenville, NC | News | Weather | Sports - WNCT.com

Asheville chief's son facing new charges in wreck

© City of Asheville © City of Asheville
ASHEVILLE, N.C. -

(AP) - The son of Asheville's police chief faces a charge of driving while impaired following a wreck in southern Buncombe County.

According to the N.C. Highway Patrol, 22-year-old Chad Anderson was charged after the car he was driving flipped at an intersection. Chad Anderson, who was not hurt, registered a blood-alcohol level of 0.16, twice the legal limit.

Sunday's accident comes five months after city police charged Anderson with leaving the scene of an accident on Montford Avenue in Asheville, where police say he wrecked his father's car. He initially told officers he was not driving.

After the March accident, Chad Anderson faced several charges, including obstruction of justice and reckless driving. The subsequent investigation by Asheville police stirred questions about whether Anderson received special treatment because of his father's position.

Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

  • Most Recent SlideshowsMore>>

  • AP PHOTOS: Coal-exporting town fights rising seas

    AP PHOTOS: Coal-exporting town fights rising seas

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 6:56 PM EDT2014-07-30 22:56:37 GMT
    Norfolk is trapped between the causes and consequences of global warming.
    Norfolk is trapped between the causes and consequences of global warming.
  • AP PHOTOS: Cambodians attend Khmer Rouge tribunal

    AP PHOTOS: Cambodians attend Khmer Rouge tribunal

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 8:36 AM EDT2014-07-30 12:36:41 GMT
    By The Associated Press Buddhist monks and ordinary Cambodians attended a hearing Wednesday in which a U.N.-backed tribunal prepared for the genocide trial later this year of two surviving...
    By The Associated Press Buddhist monks and ordinary Cambodians attended a hearing Wednesday in which a U.N.-backed tribunal prepared for the genocide trial later this year of two surviving leaders of the...
  • AP PHOTOS: Face of Syrian war seen in youngest

    AP PHOTOS: Face of Syrian war seen in youngest

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 4:28 AM EDT2014-07-30 08:28:08 GMT
    At Jordan's Zaatari refugee camp near the border with Syria, the horror of the neighboring country's civil war can be seen in the faces of its youngest refugees.
    At Jordan's Zaatari refugee camp near the border with Syria, the horror of the neighboring country's civil war can be seen in the faces of its youngest refugees.
Powered by WorldNow

3221 South Evans Street
Greenville N.C. 27834

Telephone: 252.355.8500
Fax: 252.355.8568
Email: newsdesk@wnct.com

Can't find something?
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Media General Communications Holdings, LLC. A Media General Company.