Man facing several charges after police pursuit in Dare County

William Michael Garrett (Photo: Dare County Sheriff's Office)

DARE COUNTY, N.C. (WAVY) — A man was arrested and is now facing several charges after a police pursuit.

On Sunday, the Dare County Narcotics Task Force tried to pull over a vehicle for possible narcotics violations. After a short pursuit, the suspect, who police identified as William Michael Garrett, was stopped and arrested.

Authorities say cocaine was found during a search of Garrett’s vehicle.

Garrett was charged with felony assault with a deadly weapon on a law enforcement officer, felony possession with the intent to sell/deliver cocaine, misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia and misdemeanor resisting a public officer.

He is being held in lieu of $11,000 bond.

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