Robbery Suspect Arrested During I-95 Traffic Stop

Law enforcement officers arrested a Pennsylvania robbery suspect during a traffic stop on Interstate 95 near Brogden Road. Around 8:15pm Tuesday, Smithfield Police were attempting to locate a vehicle involved in a hit and run accident on E. Market Street.

While in the vicinity of E. Market Street and I-95, officers spotted a car matching the description of the hit and run vehicle. Officers got behind the car as it turned onto I-95 southbound and conducted a traffic stop.

Police determined the driver, Omar De’quan McDougal, 25, of Goldsboro was wanted on a fugitive robbery warrant from Pennsylvania. McDougal was arrested and held without bond on the charge. He was also cited by police for possessing 6.6 grams of suspected marijuana.

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