A vehicle was spotted and recorded on radar doing 51 miles per hour in a 35 mph zone on Highway 16 near Trading Post Produce. Officer Z.A. Stevenson activated blue-light/siren and stopped the vehicle.
The vehicle had been reported stolen in Wilkes County earlier in the day.29-year old Levern Evin Depree Johnson of North Wilkesboro was taken into custody and charged with felony larceny of a motor vehicle, felony possession of a stolen motor vehicle, operating a motor vehicle with revoked license, no insurance, revoked tag, speeding, and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Johnson was placed in the Alexander County Detention Center with a secured bond of $30,000. He was scheduled to make an initial court appearance on Monday in Alexander County District Court.
He is also facing charges related to the vehicle theft in Wilkes County.
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