On January 3, 2014, at approximately 11:13 p.m., Deputy David Tyson with the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office Patrol Division was within the city limits of Aurora, NC. Deputy Tyson observed a vehicle being operated without working tail lights near the intersection of Highway
33 and 5th Street. Deputy Tyson initiated a traffic stop on the vehicle. The driver stopped briefly on John Street then sped off before Tyson could approach the vehicle.
Deputy Tyson notified Communications that the driver was attempting to flee. Tyson followed the vehicle with blue lights and siren activated. The driver stopped the vehicle on South 7th Street in Aurora then fled on foot. Deputy Tyson apprehended the driver after a short
foot chase. The vehicle driven by the suspect was seized under the NC “Run and Done” statute and searched. Marijuana and drug paraphernalia were discovered in the vehicle.
Deputy Tyson charged Gemean Tiyoung Moore, age 34, of Bonnerton Road in Edward, NC with Felony Flee to Elude Arrest, Failure to Heed Blue Light and Siren, Driving While License Revoked, Resisting a Public Officer, Simple Possession of Marijuana, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Fictitious Tags, No Insurance, and Failure to Burn Rear Lamps. Moore was brought before Magistrate Jasper Mills and held in the Beaufort County Detention Center on a $4,000.00 secured bond.
Major Kenneth Watson
Beaufort County Sheriff's Office