$50,000 Bond Set For Suspect Arrested Following Chase

A Smithfield man is facing multiple charges following a high speed chase Thursday afternoon near Princeton.

Around 5:00pm, a Johnston County SAFE Team deputy attempted to stop a Ford Focus on Holt’s Pond Road. The driver allegedly failed to pull over.  Deputies pursued the vehicle a short distance until the driver stopped on Bug Shop Road.

Officers said they located a small amount of suspected methamphetamine, marijuana and drug paraphernalia in the vehicle.

The driver, identified as 26 year-old Dylan Scott McLamb of Deer Drive, was charged with fleeing to elude arrest, reckless driving maintaining a vehicle for a controlled substance, possession of methamphetamines, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

McLamb was confined in the Johnston County Jail under a $50,000 bond.  SAFE Team deputies also impounded the car.