Suspect arrested after fleeing deputies

Aug. 13, 2014 @ 10:50 AM

Deputies arrested Keon Peaks Fowler, 20, of Graham this morning after he fled when they attempted to pull him over for a traffic violation.

Deputies attempted to stop a 1999 Ford Taurus for a violation at 4:21 a.m. in the 4800 block of Roxboro Street. The driver didn’t stop, sped away and crashed near Horton and Wyldewood roads.

The driver and passenger fled on foot. Deputies captured and arrested Fowler, whom they identified as the driver. He was charged with  felony flee to elude arrest with a motor vehicle, possession with intent to distribute marijuana and resisting a public officer. He is in custody under a $3,500 bond.

The passenger has not bee located. A handgun was also recovered from the crash scene.