CLEVELAND COUNTY, N.C. -- A man led Cleveland County Sheriff's Deputies on a chase throughout the county on Monday afternoon that ended with officers recovering nearly $12,000-worth of methamphetamine.
Officers with the Cleveland County Sheriff's Office Narcotics unit attempted to pull over a vehicle they believed to be delivering drugs in the county around 4 p.m. on Monday.
With lights and sirens engaged, the vehicle failed to stop and led officers on a 14-mile chase through the county, finally ending on Pete Mauney Road in the northern end of the county, officials say.
The driver, Ronald Keith Goode, was taken into custody on numerous charges at the scene.
A later search of the vehicle turned-up 118 grams of methamphetamine with a street value of $11,800, according to the Sheriff's Office.
Goode is charged with trafficking methamphetamine, fleeing to elude arrest, failure to heed blue lights and sirens, reckless driving to endanger, no operators license, speeding, driving left of center, failure to stop for stop sign/flashing red light and resist, delay or obstruct a public officer. His bonds total $52,500.