Speeding suspect faces added charges for fleeing, resisting, and more

Jonesboro, Ark. – A late night traffic stop Friday in Jonesboro ended with a list of charges for a man accused of going over double the speed limit.

Damari Quinton McNeary-Moore, 25, of Blytheville, was arrested around midnight Friday. The incident began at 11:35 PM when Officer Tyler Williams noticed a white Toyota Camry heading east on Johnson Avenue. The vehicle was speeding, with the officer pacing it at 75 miles per hour in a 35 MPH zone.

Near the intersection of Johnson and Marion Berry, the officer initiated the traffic stop by turning on his emergency lights. But the vehicle made an abrupt turn north onto Russell Drive.

The report states the subject began to flee and went through a crowded parking lot. Major portions of the report are redacted after these details but we know officers arrested the suspect. The suspect also faces a list of charges, all misdemeanors, including:

  • Speeding more than 15 over
  • Reckless Driving
  • Careless and Prohibited Driving
  • Fleeing
  • Seat Belt Use
  • Resisting Arrest
  • Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

Authorities located a 9 mm pistol and an AR-15 loaded with .223 rounds in the magazine in the vehicle.

The suspect was booked into Craighead County Detention Center at 12:23 AM Saturday morning and remains there as of this publication Monday morning on a $5,000 bond.

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