A Marion man with multiple outstanding charges was arrested after leading deputies and officers on a chase, authorities said Thursday.
Deputy Steven McPeters of the McDowell County Sheriff’s Office charged Michael David Brown, 50, address listed as Cascade Drive in Marion, with fleeing to elude arrest, speeding and driving while license revoked.
Brown was also served with 13 outstanding charges – breaking and entering, larceny, driving while impaired and traffic violations – as well as multiple probation violations.
At 12:32 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 6, McPeters was on Burma Road East and saw a vehicle with a fictitious plate. When the deputy attempted to stop the Nissan Sentra, the driver, identified as Brown, sped up and led McPeters on a pursuit to Deacon Drive, Fairview Road, N.C. 226 and the bypass. Brown pulled over at the Tate Street Exit and was taken into custody.
Officers with Marion Police Department assisted sheriff's deputies.
Brown’s bond was set at $76,000.