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Wednesday, July 02, 2014 3:35 PM
Man arrested in car break-ins following foot chase with police
By Jon Jimison Times Editor
Wilson police arrested a man Wednesday wanted in five car break-ins in the city. The suspect fled and officers caught him following a foot chase.
Clinton Cornelius Powell Jr., 21, of 1127 Delano Ave., was booked in the Wilson County Jail under a $37,000 secured bond.
Officers arrested Powell after responding to a domestic-related call at a business, police said.
A patrol officer was able to locate the car Powell was a passenger in near the area of Nickel Drive and Tuskegee Street, according to Police Sgt. Steve Stroud.
Police tried to conduct a traffic stop, but Powell fled and was caught after a short chase, according to Stroud.
Powell was served with outstanding warrants for breaking and entering a motor vehicle
In addition, he was charged with resist an officer and assault on a female.
He’s currently being jailed on a domestic no bond hold. He received an additional $1,000 bond for resisting arrest.
Police ask anyone with information about the case to contact the Wilson Police Department at 399-2323 or CrimeStoppers at 243-2255.
Police had previously identified Powell as a suspect in the break-ins and issued warrants in those cases.
Bet money he is back out doing what he does best.Thursday, July 03, 2014 at 9:33 AM
Guessing he wasn't a track star in school either.Thursday, July 03, 2014 at 1:11 AM
got to pay for those tacky looking tats somehowWednesday, July 02, 2014 at 4:13 PM