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Man charged with DWI after stealing motorcycle from Walmart, running from police

LINCOLN COUNTY, NC (WBTV) -

A Cherryville man has been charged with DWI after police say he stole a motorcycle from Walmart and led deputies on a chase.

According to the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office, deputies were behind the man early Thursday morning and noticed him crossing the center line. The man then ran a stop sign and tried to flee from police.

Deputies say he dropped the motorcycle in a parking lot and ran into nearby woods.

Coley Phillip Craft, 43, was arrested and charged with eluding law enforcement, possession of stolen goods and larceny of a motor vehicle.

He was also cited with driving while impaired, driving with a revoked license, reckless driving and resisting arrest.

Craft is being held in the Lincoln County Detention Center under a $30,000 secured bond.

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