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DUI Driver Caught Speeding With Drugs and Gun in Car, Arrested

DUI Driver Caught Speeding With Drugs and Gun in Car, Arrested

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ASHEBORO N.C. - A driver who sped past a police officer last weekend was arrested after being pulled over for speeding once officers realized the driver was intoxicated, with drugs and a gun in the car. On Saturday July 23rd 2022, a patrol officer with the Asheboro Police Department was about to turn onto North Fayetteville Street when they saw a dark in color passenger car drive past them at a high rate of speed. According to a police report, once the officer caught up to the vehicle they matched their speed with the suspect vehicle they estimated the suspect vehicle to be traveling at 86 mph, almost double the posted speed limit of 45mph. In the report, that officer says when she finally pulled the vehicle over on Underwood Street and walked up to the front driver side window ...