POLICE: Man arrested after leading police on high-speed chase

POLICE: Man arrested after leading police on high-speed chase
Published: Mar. 8, 2023 at 10:12 AM EST|Updated: Mar. 8, 2023 at 11:50 AM EST
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GOLDSBORO, N.C. (WITN) - An Eastern Carolina man has been arrested on multiple charges after a police chase.

Goldsboro police say they saw a gray SUV on U.S. 70 East that they believed was connected to a Monday call about a car being driven by someone who didn’t have permission to be using it.

Police say Fuquan Banks was behind the wheel and that he had an active arrest warrant.

Officers say when they tried to pull over the vehicle a chase began that reached speeds over 100 miles per hour.

Police say the chase continued into Johnston County. With the help of the state troopers and Johnston County deputies, the chase ended after stop sticks disabled tires on the car on Buffalo Road in Selma.

Banks was charged with felony flee to elude arrest, driving while license revoked, careless and reckless driving, and stop sign violation.

In addition to those charges, he was served warrants for driving while impaired, civil revocation of driver’s license, discharge of firearm in city limits, fictitious information to officer, and failure to wear a seatbelt.

The man was given a $17,500 secured bond and has a court appearance scheduled for April 3rd.