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Hawkins Co. chase ends with felony drug arrest

2:58 PM, Feb 24, 2013   |    comments
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A traffic stop turned police chase landed a Johnson City man in jail after officers found marijuana and items association with selling the drug.

Officers said the driver, 24-year-old David Schreck, took off after a narcotics officer tried pulling him over for only having one working headlight.

After a four-mile chase around 2 a.m. Thursday, police said Schreck finally stopped on Highway 11-W.

Officers said Schreck had a bag of marijuana, plastic baggies, a digital ounce/gram scale, a handwritten drug ledger, and $370 in cash that officers believed to be proceeds from drug sales.

Schreck also allegedly had a small amount of Clonazepam, a generic version of Klonopin, which is a schedule IV controlled subastance.

Schreck was booked on five charges. A court date was set for February 27th .

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