Monday, April 02, 2007

Drugs Confiscated Following Chase

A man with an extensive drug background is facing multiple charges following a chase Friday afternoon. Wilson ’s Mills Police Chief Steve Little said he stopped 28-year-old Quentin Dion Howell of Selma for speeding. After approaching Howell’s car, Chief Little said he noticed marijuana in plain view. After running a check on Howell, Chief Little determined he was wanted for assaulting a police officer. When Chief Little tried to take Howell into custody, he sped away. Wilson’s Mills and Clayton Police, along with Johnston County sheriff’s deputies and the Highway Patrol, joined in the pursuit that finally ended in the parking lot of a convenience store on Highway 96 north of Selma . Chief Little said a large quantity of knives and razors were found inside the vehicle. Howell is facing multiple traffic and drug charges. Last June, Howell was arrested during a traffic stop on Highway 96 in which 200 grams of marijuana and two firearms were reportedly seized.


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