Man in custody after Lenoir County high speed chase

KINSTON, LENOIR COUNTY - One man is waking up in jail this morning after a high-speed chase through Lenoir County on Wednesday night.

Sergeant Stroud of the Kinston Police tells us that Thomas Jovan Banks was arrested after he led police on a chase on Highway 258.

The chase started after Banks allegedly sped past an officer and fled the attempted traffic stop.

Deputies then chased Banks north on Highway 258, until he ran out of gas just south of Snow Hill in Greene County.

Police tell us speeds reached over 100 miles per hour.

Stay with NewsChannel 12 for more.

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