Man arrested on drug trafficking charges after Craven Co. car chase

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A man and woman are facing drug charges after a Friday car chase through Craven County.

Investigators from the Craven County Sheriff’s Office Criminal and Narcotic Divisions attempted to stop 34-year-old Quentin Bryant on March 1 on US 70 Highway because he had outstanding felony drug warrants.

Deputies say Bryant refused to stop and fled. During the chase, investigators observed Bryant throwing narcotics and drug paraphernalia from the vehicle. The chase lasted from Elder Street in James City to US 70 Highway near the Martin Luther King Jr. exit where Bryant was pulled over without further incident.

The narcotics and drug paraphernalia thrown from the vehicle were recovered. Approximately 4 ounces of heroin, approximately 2 ounces of powder cocaine and approximately 14 grams of crack cocaine were recovered. Deputies also found $15,000 in cash at Bryant’s home.

Bryant is charged with Felony Level III Trafficking Heroin, Felony Possession With Intent Manufacture Sell/Deliver Heroin, Felony Trafficking Cocaine, Two Felony Counts Conspiracy to Sell/Deliver Heroin, Felony Fleeing to Elude Law Enforcement, Felony Destruction of Evidence, Driving with No Operator License, and Failure to Stop at Stop Sign. His bond is $1.1 million.

30-year-old Shakoora Yonek Miller is charged with Felony Manufacture Heroin and Felony Maintaining a Dwelling for Controlled Substance. Her bond is $5,000.00.

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