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K-9s find wanted man hiding in dog house

Posted October 8, 2010

— A man wanted on two charges fled from Fayetteville police late Thursday, only to be sniffed out by K-9 units as he hid inside a dog house, police said Friday.

Officers stopped a vehicle in Elvira Street because the owner had outstanding warrants for his arrest, but the driver sped off on Bragg Boulevard. Another officer later spotted the car on Cain Road and tried to stop it, but the driver led police on a brief chase before crashing on Imperial Drive, police said.

The driver fled the car on foot, and K-9 units were called in to assist with a search of the neighborhood. The dogs found the man hiding in a nearby dog house, police said.

Jerome Gordon Kelly, 44, of 2132 Elvira St., was charged with felony fleeing to elude, resisting, delaying and obstructing an officer, improper use of a dealer tag, reckless driving and hit and run. He was being held Friday in the Cumberland County Detention Center under a $20,500 bond.


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  • blackdog Oct 8, 2010

    ...now I'm gonna have to buy a new keyboard.

  • Adelinthe Oct 8, 2010

    How embarrassing.


    And how totally declasse.

    God bless.


  • ghimmy51 Oct 8, 2010

    ... and failure to pay rent on the dog house.

  • mshood7 Oct 8, 2010

    GOOD BOY!! good job...

  • itsmyownopinion Oct 8, 2010

    Note to self -- take that dog house off the deck.

  • Diabolical Oct 8, 2010

    lol, that boy is in the dog house...

  • saywhaaaaat Oct 8, 2010

    Verrrry smart...... LOL

  • DeathRow-IFeelYourPain-NOT Oct 8, 2010

    Yeah, that's the ticket. Being hunted by a pack of dogs. I'll outsmart them and hide in the one place they won't look. LOL!

  • Trabman_san Oct 8, 2010

    Great job Sargent Fido! Here's a chin scratch in appreciation from Trabman_san.

  • sssh.. whisper Oct 8, 2010

    Good job officers