Skip links

Green Acres chase leads to arrest, no bond

A chase in the Green Acres community led to an arrest Thursday, and no bond for the suspect.

Brian David Riggins, Jr., 25, was jailed under no bond following the incident, according to the sheriff’s office. Riggins was changed with possessing a stolen .40 caliber handgun while a felon, possession of a stolen vehicle, multiple traffic violations, maintaining a vehicle for drug purposes, an open container of alcohol in the passenger area, and possession of narcotics.

Michelle Tatum of the sheriff’s office said officers were near the Green Acres community looking for a stolen Chevrolet Impala taken from South Carolina. Officers spotted a vehicle matching the description of the car, and initiated a traffic stop. Riggins fled, eventually crashing on James Street in Tabor City. Riggins jumped from the vehicle with the handgun, but after a brief foot chase, he was taken into custody at a nearby residence.

No injuries were reported.

 

Reader Interactions

Community Events

june, 2018

30jun10:00 amCaves of Forgotten Dreams cinematic experience at N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences in Whiteville A unique glimpse into artwork dating back to over 30,000 years at 10 a.m., 12 p.m. & 2 p.m.

Whiteville
93°
Sunny
06:0220:30 EDT
Feels like: 105°F
Wind: 7mph SW
Humidity: 54%
Pressure: 29.83"Hg
UV index: 1
TueWedThu
min 76°F
96/76°F
95/74°F

Download Our App

 

Stay Connected

RSS National News (Via BBC News)

Announcement

X