Blotter: Richfield man faces drug possession, DWI charges after chase, crash
By Shavonne Potts– Salisbury Post
SALISBURY — A Richfield man faces methamphetamine charges and driving while impaired after allegedly failing to stop for an officer, crashing his car and running into nearby woods.
The Granite Quarry-Faith Joint Police Authority charged Tyler Bryan Beattie, 25, of the 800 block of Tanner Road, with felony possession of a schedule II controlled substance. The N.C. State Highway Patrol charged Beattie with driving while impaired.
Police Chief Mark Cook told the Post on Saturday an officer attempted to stop Beattie for speeding, but the man failed to stop.