RUTHERFORD COUNTY, N.C. (WSPA) – The Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office has said that they arrested a man on Tuesday after he fled the scene during a traffic stop.

Deputies said that they were patrolling the area of Harvey Logan Road and Salem Church Road in the Bostic Community. According to deputies, they conducted a vehicle stop on Harvey Logan Road.

During the vehicle stop, the driver, who was identified as Andy Darren Green, fled the scene at a high rate of speed, leading Deputies on a chase through the Bostic area, into Cleveland County, and back into Rutherford County.

Green came to a stop on Getty’s Road in the Hollis Community. After coming to a stop, the Green started to run. A K-9 unit was called to help locate Green. Deputies were able to find Green and take him into custody.

Deputies said that Green did have a large amount of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia.

Green was charged with the following:

  • trafficking methamphetamine
  • maintaining a vehicle for controlled substance
  • flee/elude arrest with a motor vehicle
  • reckless driving to endanger
  • possess drug paraphernalia
  • resisting a public officer
  • simple possession of a controlled substance

Green was given a $75,000 bond.