Plymouth Police arrested two individuals following a short pursuit Wednesday evening.
About 9:45 Officer Krynock attempted to conduct a traffic stop on a Cadillac passenger car for multiple traffic violations. The vehicle fled for a short time before eventually stopping on US 30. After he stopped the male driver fled on foot. A foot pursuit ensued and the male was eventually tasered and taken in to custody. He was identified as 37-year-old Jason McFarland of Plymouth.
There were two female passengers who remained with the vehicle.
During the investigation, narcotics, paraphernalia and syringes were located inside the vehicle.
Jordan Mallory 29 of Thomasville, NC was transported to the Marshall County Jail and charged with the possession of the paraphernalia and the syringes. His cash bond was set at $1,500 cash.
McFarland was treated at the St. Joseph ER and incarcerated at the Marshall County Jail. He was charged with resisting, possession of Marijuana, and also had an active warrant for his arrest. He was held on a $1,500 cash bond and $391 for failure to appear for court costs and fines.
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