Suspects charged after stolen car hits North Carolina police cruiser
DURHAM, N.C. — Two people have been charged after a stolen car crashed into a North Carolina police cruiser, according to WRAL.
Derran McClain, 36, and Stephanie Baine, 31, face charges a stolen Nissan Maxima rammed into a Durham police vehicle on Thursday.
Police are still looking for McClain, the driver who allegedly ran off after the incident. Baine was taken into custody after being taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
Police said the crash happened after a Durham officer tried to stop the stolen car. The driver allegedly drove down a dead-end road, turned around and rammed into a patrol car.
After hitting the patrol car, the driver allegedly continued driving for several streets before crashing into a street sign. From there, the driver allegedly jumped out and ran off.
Police said they confiscated oxycodone, methadone, drug paraphernalia, cash and phones from the stolen car.
Both suspects face multiple charges. McClain is wanted on assault with a deadly weapon on a law enforcement official, possession of a schedule II drug and other charges.