Report: Driver Wrecks Car While Trying To Flee From Police

SMITHFIELD – A 19 year-old man was arrested on numerous charges after reportedly wrecking his car while fleeing from Smithfield Police. It started at 11:56pm on December 31, 2022.

Police said they observed a black Honda Civic traveling on East Market Street with no headlights and at a high rate of speed. An officer attempted to stop the car in the America Best Value Inn parking lot. Upon approaching the Honda to speak with the driver, the vehicle sped away, reaching speeds as high as 72 mph on Mallard Road.

The vehicle attempted to turn left onto Brogden Road but was traveling too fast and wrecked into a field. The driver, Jimmie Spence Kincaid of Bizzell Grove Church Road, Princeton, was taken into custody. He was charged with felony fleeing to elude, speeding, reckless driving to endanger, operating an unregistered motor vehicle and driving without a license. He received a $15,000 secured bond

Kincaid also was served with an order for arrest for failure to appear in Johnston County Court for no operator`s license, simple possession of a controlled substance, speeding, and fictitious registration plate. He was served with a warrant for his arrest in Johnston County for unauthorized use of motor vehicle and misdemeanor larceny. Kincaid received a $250 secured bond for the order for arrest and a $1,500 secured bond for the warrant for arrest.

Kincaid’s vehicle was seized under the Run and Done law. No injuries were reported.

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