Roanoke Rapids man arrested on numerous charges after car crash

Roanoke Rapids man arrested on numerous charges after car crash
Published: Nov. 21, 2022 at 10:34 AM EST|Updated: Nov. 21, 2022 at 12:23 PM EST
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ROANOKE RAPIDS, N.C. (WITN) - An Eastern Carolina man was arrested Friday afternoon after being involved in a car crash.

Roanoke Rapids Police say they responded to an area near Highway 158 where they suspected one of the drivers involved was under the influence of an impairing substance.

Officers say the driver, Bailey Kershaw, 24, was arrested for suspicion of driving while impaired.

Less than an ounce of Fentanyl was also found in his wallet in a rolled-up $50 bill, according to investigators.

Kershaw was charged with possession of schedule II, possession of drug paraphernalia, driving while impaired, and failure to reduce speed.

He was placed under a $3,000 bond and has a court date of December 1, 2022.