A Pasquotank sheriff’s deputy’s attempt to stop a vehicle Monday ended with a slew of charges against the vehicle’s occupants.
Randy Nathaniel Griffin Jr., 21, and Delin Christian Halfacre, 20, were arrested Monday following a brief vehicle pursuit by the deputy, a Pasquotank County Sheriff’s news release states. The release does not list a home address for either man.
Griffin was charged with felony fleeing to elude law enforcement, possession of a schedule II controlled substance, possession of a schedule VI controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, driving while license revoked, injury to personal property and resisting a police officer, the release states.
Halfacre was charged with resisting a police officer, according to the sheriff’s office.
Both men were taken into custody and ordered held in lieu of secured bonds. Bond for Griffin was set at $11,500, while Halfacre’s bond was set at $2,000. An online inmate search Tuesday evening indicated neither men was in custody at Albemarle District Jail.
Their arrests came after a Pasquotank Sheriff’s deputy attempted a traffic stop of a 2000 Honda Accord in the area of 1411 W. Ehringhaus Street around 3:43 p.m., Monday, the sheriff’s office stated. That is the address of Popeye’s Louisiana Kitchen.
Griffin, who was driving the Honda, allegedly attempted to flee the deputy, who chased the suspects before their vehicle came to a stop at 1401 Walker Avenue, the news release stated. That is the address of Woodstock II Apartments.
According to the sheriff’s office, the two men next allegedly fled on foot before being caught and taken into custody. Deputies, along with assistance from the Elizabeth City Police Department, including a K9 officer and his partner, apprehended Halfacre a few blocks away in the 600 block of Cardwell Street, the sheriff’s office stated.