Police arrest two people on drug charges after they nearly catch a fugitive during a traffic stop.
Carteret County Narcotics Detectives stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation in Newport.
The driver of the car was identified as fugitive Derek Frazier. Frazier fled on foot -- and escaped
Authorities did catch the two other men in the car -- Corey Singletary of Morehead City And Kenneth Anderson of Miami, Florida.
After a search of the car, authorities say they found 156 grams of separately packaged marijuana, 44 grams of crack cocaine and 22 ecstasy pills with a combined street value of 7 thousand dollars.
Both were charged with several drug offenses including trafficking in cocaine and are in jail under a $200,000 bond