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Two charged, heroin seized following chase

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A Monday night chase which began on Julian R. Allsbrook Highway near Premier Boulevard ended in the arrest of two men and the seizure of heroin.

Agent C.Babb of the City County Drug Task Force attempted to stop a vehicle for a motor vehicle violation, Captain A.M. Harris said in a statement. Babb attempted the stop shortly after 8:45 p.m.

The driver, later identified as Desmond King, failed to stop for blue lights and siren and sped up, heading west on Julian R. Allsbrook.

Agents, Roanoke Rapids police patrol officers, Halifax County Sheriff’s Office deputies and state Highway Patrol troopers responded.

The chase ended in the 1900 block of Daniel Street and during a search two dosage units and a plastic bag of heroin was seized. The total amount was not immediately known.

King, 23, of Oak Street, was arrested and charged with felony flee to elude with a motor vehicle, driving while license revoked, fail to heed light or siren, fail to stop for red light, unsafe movement, reckless driving, driving left of center, fail to stop for stop sign and speeding.  

The passenger, Dalonte Bradley, 22, of County Road, Weldon, was charged with felony possession of heroin and possession with the intent to sell/deliver heroin.

King received a $5,000 bond and Bradley a $10,000 bond.

Both have March 21 court dates.

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