A Four Oaks man is free on a $5,000 bond after his arrested Sunday night following a short chase. Around 7:30pm, a Johnston County patrol deputy was stationary and monitoring traffic on Highway 210 near I-40 when a pickup truck reportedly passed his location at an estimated 90 miles per hour.
The deputy caught up to the speeding truck which was now allegedly passing cars in a no passing zone on Highway 210 headed towards Smithfield. The driver also failed to pull over for the deputy’s blue light and siren. The chase turned onto Sheffield Drive in the Sheffield Woods Subdivision near Lassiter Road. The driver stopped in the driveway of his own home, ran inside and slammed the front door, deputies said.
Officers knocked on the door and the suspect’s father allowed officers inside.
Lindsie Edward Boykin, 25, of Sheffield Drive, Four Oaks was taken into custody inside his residence. Boykin was charged with speeding, driving while impaired, failure to heed for a light or siren, resisting a public officer and having an open container of alcohol in the vehicle. Officers said Boykin registered 0.13 on the Breathalyzer, above the legal limit of 0.08.
No injuries were reported.