Multiple drug charges filed after traffic stop

Published 3:50 pm Monday, April 10, 2023

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A Woodleaf man faces multiple drug charges after a traffic stop on April 3= at  2:45 p.m.

Darmarcus Shykeim Faggart, 28, of 1995 NC 801 S., was charged by the Davie Sheriff’s Office with felony fleeing to elude arrest in a vehicle, resisting a public officer, reckless driving wanton disregard, speeding, trafficking methamphetamine, possession with intent to sell/deliver methamphetamine, trafficking heroin/opium, possession with intent to sell/deliver Schedule II controlled substance, felony possession of marijuana, felony maintaining a vehicle for controlled substances, drug paraphernalia and possession of a firearm by convicted celon.

Faggart was transported to the Davie County Detention Center where he was taken into custody in lieu of a $280,000 bond, pending an April 13 firs-appearance hearing in Davie County District Court.

Davie Sheriff’s deputies attempted to initiate a traffic stop on a brown 1998 Chevrolet Suburban Faggart was driving on NC 801 South in Cooleemee for traffic violations, reported Chief Deputy Brian Jacobs.

The Suburban failed to stop and began accelerating as it proceeded into Rowan County attempting to evade deputies, Jacobs said. Deputies pursued the Suburban until the driver jumped out of the vehicle and fled on foot. Deputies pursued Faggart and were able to take him into custody with the help from Rowan County Sheriff Office.

Deputies discovered that Faggart was in possession of a firearm, Fentanyl, methamphetamine, marijuana, and several items of drug paraphernalia.