Car chase ends with a drug arrest

Car chase ends with a drug arrest
Marcus Hunter (Source: Craighead County Sheriff's Dept.)
Marcus Hunter (Source: Craighead County Sheriff's Dept.)

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - A short car chase with Jonesboro police and Arkansas State Police ended with a blown out tire and drug charges.

Jonesboro police said they were chasing Marcus Hunter of Bono Wednesday when he lost a wheel off of his vehicle at the intersection of Nettleton and Kitchen Street.

Hunter was wanted on a felony drug charge and was arrested after he ran from officers.

Police said Hunter had 3 ounces of methamphetamine on him.

He is in the Craighead County Detention Center on charges of parole violation and trafficking a controlled substance.

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