CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - A man with outstanding warrants was arrested after he fled from police during a traffic stop in north Charlotte.
According to Charlotte-Mecklenburg police, 28-year-old Nelson Handy III lead police on a chase on Statesville Road after officers tried to initiate a traffic stop. Officers say they lost Handy's vehicle around Mallard Creek Road and Harris Boulevard, but found him a short time later parked on Garnett Road.
A passenger who was with Handy during the incident was not arrested.
Police say Nelson had an outstanding warrant for his arrest for possessing a firearm by a felon.