Comments Off on High-Speed Canton Chase Ends in Wreck; Roger Martin “Marty” Capps Jr., 31, and Shannon Michelle White, 25, arrested on Methamphetamine charges

CANTON, N.C. — A high-speed chase ended in a crash in Canton, Friday afternoon.

Canton Police say officers were trying to stop a vehicle along Old Asheville Highway when the car sped off down Carolina Boulevard in Clyde, through Main Street in Canton, and continuing down the Old Asheville Highway until crashing down an embankment.

The car was listed as stolen from Buncombe County.

One occupant in the vehicle was transported to Mission Hospital for treatment after the wreck. Officers on-scene discovered and took into evidence a loaded pistol located between the driver’s and front passenger’s seats.

Roger Martin “Marty” Capps Jr., 31, is charged with felonious possession of a stolen vehicle. He was also charged with felonious possession of methamphetamine and misdemeanor resist/obstruct/delay stemming from incidents earlier this week.  Capps, of Canton, was also served with outstanding warrants for two felony probation violations, a parole violation, and a criminal summons for assault on a female.

Capps was jailed on no bond for the parole violations and $240,000 on the remaining charges. His court date for the latest charges is set for Jan. 28, while the probation violations are scheduled to be heard in Superior Court Feb. 2.

Gregory Dee Devane, 25, was arrested and charged with felonious possession of a stolen vehicle and felony fleeing to elude arrest. was jailed at Haywood County detention in lieu of $10,000 bond.

Warrants were also drawn on Shannon Michelle White, 25, for felonious possession of methamphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Both Devane and White are from Mars Hill.

The case remains under investigation.








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