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Camp Lejeune Marine arrested for driving 140 in a 55 zone


JACKSONVILLE, Onslow County – A Camp Lejeune Marine was arrested while riding his motorcycle over Memorial Day weekend.

The 22-year-old Marine Justin Stimpson wasn’t riding alone — he was riding with a group of 10 other motorcycles Saturday afternoon, according to WCTI.

Police officers came upon the motorcyclists and Stimpson took off with two others, fleeing from the officers reaching 140 MPH. Eventually officers caught up and Stimpson was arrested.

North Carolina Highway Patrol First Sgt. David Oglesby relayed that two other motorcyclists were also arrested and police are searching for the others riding in the group.

Stimpson was charged with speeding, fleeing to elude arrest with a motor vehicle, reckless driving and improper passing. He was released on a $7,500 secured bond from the Onslow County Jail.

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