Suspect flees traffic stop, found with crack cocaine

ariquelmy@ledger-enquirer.comOctober 11, 2012 

A driver fled a traffic stop Wednesday afternoon and was later caught with about $2,540 in crack cocaine, reports state.

Anthony Lewis Wheeler, 36, was arrested about 4:30 p.m. on charges of possession of cocaine with the intent to distribute, fleeing to elude, having an improper tail light and failure to maintain lane, police said.

According to police, an officer tried to stop Wheeler at Head Street and Winston Road for a busted tail light. Wheeler, however, sped away from the officer. Wheeler was caught moments later and found with about 25 grams of crack cocaine, reports state.

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