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A Need For Speed chase down Henderson Drive ends in a man taken to jail

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A Holly Ridge man gave police a RUN for their MONEY Tuesday night in a high-speed chase through Jacksonville.

Brandon Keith Lanier

Onslow County Sheriff’s Office say they arrested 36-year-old, Brandon Keith Lanier of S. Hines Street and charged him with felony flee to elude arrest with a motor vehicle; reckless driving to endanger; misdemeanor resisting a public officer; driving a motor vehicle with no registration; two counts of speeding; operating a vehicle with no insurance; fictional or altered title or registration card or tag; and driving while license revoked.

Lanier is accused of passing a Onslow County Sheriff’s deputy on Henderson Drive at 70 mph in a 35 mph zone, according to officials. According to warrants, Lanier was near School Street at the time which is near Northwoods Elementary School and Happy Day Christian Child Care.

Officials say they attempted to stop Lanier but he allegedly fled initiating a HOT PURSUIT. During the chase, Lanier allegedly hit a traffic sign causing minor damage, but no one was injured.

Warrants say the chase ended near Jarman Street and Maple Street. Lanier allegedly got out of the cart to run on foot when the deputy tried to arrest him. During the foot chase, Lanier allegedly dropped or threw a CO2 gun, which is a gas-operated pellet type of gun, according to officials.

The deputy caught up to Lanier near 307 River St. and arrested him.

Lanier is also accused of driving with fake plates that were not registered in North Carolina while his license was revoked, according to warrants.

His bond totaled $9,000 and his first appearance in Onslow County district court was scheduled for Wednesday morning.

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American Red Cross was a no-show to feed Onslow County citizens

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Hundreds of citizens in Onslow County, North Carolina was waiting to be fed by the American Red Cross at 5:00 P.M. Tuesday evening, but they didn’t show up.

Onslow County Government posted on their Facebook page Tuesday the locations the American Red Cross would be feeding at and at least two of those locations was a no-show.

Locations Below:

Swansboro Library

Richlands Library (No Show)

Sneads Ferry Library

1380 Piney Green Rd. (Parking lot/shopping center)

New River Shopping Center (by Planet Fitness) (No Show)

The public was notified that the organization would be feeding at 4 PM but that time was later changed to 5 PM.

Local residents who showed up at Richlands Library and New River Shopping Center locations told News In Onslow that the organization was nowhere to be found.

Look at some of the comments posted on the Onslow County Government Facebook page about this BELOW:

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Onslow County Sheriff In Deep Water…AGAIN

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The Sheriff of Onslow County Hans Miller is in deep water again, and this time it doesn’t involve covering up rape allegations.

Sheriff Miller who has a history of thinking he can do what he wants to do just because he’s the sheriff didn’t work this time when he tried to drive through flooded waters.

Sources tell News In Onslow that on Saturday, September 15, sheriff Miller was on Piney Green in Jacksonville when he attempted “suicide.” Luckily, the sheriff survived as we know many have died driving their cars through flooded areas.

Sheriff Miller in flooded waters in Jacksonville, North Carolina

The example sheriff Miller is setting is that you don’t have to be careful and the resources used to rescue this reckless and negligent sheriff could have been used to rescue citizens that he is supposed to be protecting.

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President Trump rumored to visit New Bern, NC Wednesday

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The 45th President of The United States of America Donald Trump is scheduled to make an appearance in Eastern Carolina Wednesday.

According to the New York Post, President Trump will be surveying the destructive damage left by Hurricane Florence.

The exact locations Trump will visit were not immediately available but White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders confirmed Trump’s North Carolina visit.

President Trump issued a disaster declaration Sunday for several counties in North Carolina.

The order issued is for residents in the affected area to apply for federal funding.

Locals in New Bern tells News In Onslow that Trump is expected to be in Downtown New Bern and that his car landed in Cherry Point, North Carolina Monday evening.

 

 

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