A white Ford F-150 ran through a police checkpoint and led officers on a chase Tuesday night.
The Wayne County Sheriff's Office was conducting a check point at Old Smithfield Road and NC 581 South in the Rosewood area when a man identified as Xavier Antonio Thompson ran through the check point with his pickup truck.
A pursuit ensued and continued for about six miles reaching a max speed of 127 mph, the sheriff's office said in a statement this morning. The suspect was taken into custody under a $20,000 bond after a brief struggle with officers.
Two officers received minor cuts to their hands and one required treatment at Wayne UNC Health, police said.