HIGH POINT, N.C. — A man is in custody after running from a car during a traffic stop, according to the Guilford County Sheriff’s Office.
A car was stopped on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard for running a stop sign.
While the driver was stopped, the passenger, identified as Malik Peterson, ran from the vehicle.
The sheriff’s office said Peterson had a gun and marijuana in his possession. He also had five pending charges that included breaking and entering, felony larceny and assault on a female.
Peterson was caught and taken into custody.
The driver of the vehicle received a citation for running the stop sign.