Suspect wanted out of Charlotte arrested in Lexington after crash, chase, police say

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Alec Dana Foster, Jr.

Alec Dana Foster, Jr.

LEXINGTON, N.C. — A suspect who was wanted out of Charlotte was arrested on Wednesday after a crash in Lexington, according to Lexington Police Department.

Lexington officers and detectives worked with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department to arrest Alec Dana Foster, Jr. who was wanted on numerous charges and suspected to be in Lexington.

Officers considered Foster to be armed and dangerous. He was found in a car at a gas station on South Talbert Boulevard. 

When officers attempted to approach Foster, he fled in his vehicle. He crashed shortly after near Tanyard Street. Following the crash, Foster fled from officers on foot. 

Officers spotted Foster fleeing behind a house backed up by a wooded area. They told neighboring residents of the potential threat in person and through the use of social media.

Officers found Foster under an outbuilding behind a vacant house.

He was arrested without incident. Foster was treated for minor injuries sustained during the crash and released from Wake Forest Baptist Health – Lexington Medical Center.

The Davidson County Sheriff’s Office and Davidson County EMS assisted at the scene. Foster is being held at Davidson County Jail on a $28,300 secured bond until his court date scheduled for April 26. 

Foster’s outstanding warrants include multiple felony breaking and entering charges, felony larcenies and conspiracies to commit felonies.

He was also wanted for felony probation violation and is being charged with resisting arrest, hit and run and reckless driving.

Anyone with information about Foster or related to this crime should call the Lexington Police Department at (336) 243-3302 or Lexington Area CrimeStoppers at 336-243-2400. All calls to CrimeStoppers are anonymous, and cash rewards are available.

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