A person on an ATV who tried to flee police is going through a expenses of driving whereas impaired and different expenses.
Greenville police tried to cease a person who was working his ATV on Kristen Drive close to Shiloh Drive for not carrying a helmet at 6:02 p.m. on Could 21.
The person had no license plate and no insurance coverage, each of that are required to drive an ATV in North Carolina.
The person led officers on a short chase down the highway, after which officers arrested him.
Marcus Phillips, 29, of 3143 Outdated River Highway, Greenville, was charged with felony flee/elude arrest, reckless driving, working an ATV beneath the affect, driving with a revoked license and driving whereas impaired.
He additionally was charged with working an ATV on a highway or freeway, since he didn’t make an try and cross into what is taken into account permissible terrain.
His blood alcohol content material was 0.14.
Phillips was amongst 10 individuals charged with impaired driving in keeping with legislation enforcement and courtroom data out there between Could 21-24. In different circumstances:
- Whitney Bizzell, 29, of 600 Glendale Courtroom, Greenville, was stopped at 1:25 a.m. on Could 23, whereas touring on N.C. 11 at Hanrahan Highway. Grifton police mentioned that Bizzell had slurred speech and glassy eyes. Her blood alcohol content material was 0.17.
- Steven Downing Jr., 24, of 338 Jeanette St., Winterville, was stopped by the State Freeway Patrol on N.C. 11 close to N.C. 30 at 7:39 p.m. on Could 23. A report mentioned that he had crimson, glassy eyes, an odor of alcohol on his breath, slurred his speech and was unsteady on his toes. His blood alcohol content material was 0.11.
- Benjamin Evans, 25, of 3131 Cleere Courtroom, Greenville, was concerned on a wreck on the intersection of 14th Avenue and West Rock Spring Highway at 12:35 a.m. on Could 25. A crash report mentioned that Greenville police responded to a name of a car hitting a pole. Evans advised police on the scene that he had tried to brake when a car forward of him abruptly stopped, main him to slip right into a pole. Nevertheless, Evans advised a special officer he was making an attempt to show left whereas on Rock Spring Highway when one other car on 14th Avenue hit him. The pole was damaged in half. Officers decided that Evans was impaired and arrested him. His blood alcohol content material was 0.19.
- Brittney Gillahan,