Burlington man accused of leading deputies on high-speed chase, trafficking drugs

Alamance County Sheriff's Office generic (WGHP File Photo)

ALAMANCE COUNTY, N.C. — A Burlington man was arrested on various charges after officials said he led Alamance County deputies on a car chase and later a foot chase.

Hector Luis Rolon, 41, allegedly led officers on a high-speed chase Friday after deputies tried pulling him over on the Hwy. 70 Bypass in Haw River near Stone Quarry Road.

The suspect allegedly sped off onto North Church Street, reaching nearly 80 mph. Deputies said they saw him throw a package from his vehicle.

The suspect pulled over into a parking lot on North Church Street near Bland Boulevard and led deputies on a brief foot chase, according to officials.

A narcotic detecting K-9 was brought to the area and found 548 grams of cocaine valued at more than $40,000 in the package he threw out, authorities said.

Further investigation of the incident lead to several search warrants being executed, according to deputies.

Subsequent to the searches deputies seized an AR-15 Rifle, two .40 caliber semi-auto pistols, a stolen dirt bike out of Goldsboro and the seizure of the 2007 BMW.

The suspect faces one count each of the following:

Felony flee to elude w/motor vehicle

Speeding 80 mph in 45 mph zone

Reckless driving to endanger

Resisting an officer

Trafficking cocaine

Possession with intent to sell and distribute cocaine

Maintaining a vehicle for c/s

Possession of drug paraphernalia

Possession of stolen property

Rolon was placed in the Alamance County Detention Center under a $128,500 secured bond and has court planned for Monday.

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