Car chase leads to three arrests

Published 7:10 pm Saturday, March 7, 2020

According to the Dare County Sheriff’s Office, on March 5, 2020 at approximately 11:30 p.m., DCSO deputies in the Roanoke Island-Mainland District attempted to stop a vehicle for an investigative stop. The vehicle failed to yield for the deputy and a chase ensued. The chase went through Manteo and Manns Harbor going down Hwy. 264 towards Hyde County, then continued through Engelhard and ended near Hwy. 94 and Hwy 264 in Swan Quarter.

Hyde County Sheriff’s Office and NC State Highway Patrol assisted.

At the time of arrest, both Marcus Dayshon Bowling and Charles Ervin Foy had outstanding warrants, according to DCSO.

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Bowling, 20, Engelhard, was charged with felony flee to elude arrest with motor vehicle, felony possession of cocaine, felony probation violation, as well as misdemeanor charges of possession of drug paraphernalia, fail to stop for a sign/flashing red light, open container of malt beverage, careless and reckless to endanger, driving while license revoked and speeding. Outstanding warrants are failures to appear for possession of firearm by felon and possession of stolen firearm.

As of March 6, Bowling is still in custody under a $455,000 secured bond.

Foy, 26, Engelhard, was charged with felony possession of cocaine and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of open container in passenger area. Outstanding warrants are failures to appear on resisting a public officer, speeding, reckless driving to endanger, driving while license revoked and failure to wear seat belt.

As of March 6, Foy is still in custody under a $21,000 secured bond.

Shytianan Misia Alford, 22, Smithfield, was charged with felony possession of cocaine and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of open container in passenger area.

As of March 6, Alford is still in custody under a $12,500 secured bond.

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