What started as a domestic violence call ended with a short chase and the arrest of a Sampson County man on drug charges.
Roger Hyden Phillips III, 47, of 227 Hamilton Drive, Clinton, was arrested and charged with felony possession of methamphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia.
The arrest came after deputies were called to 227 Hamilton Drive in reference to a domestic disturbance. When they arrived, reports note, Phillips reported took off on foot, with officers in pursuit. He was quickly detained as part of the investigation of the domestic call.
During that investigation, officers discovered a gram of methamphetamine in his possession, along with some aluminum foil also containing some of the substance.
Phillips was immediately taken into custody and charged.
He was placed in the Sampson County Detention Center under a $5,000 bond.
No domestic violence charges were leveled.