Church Street Man Arrested for Numerous Charges

2/17/2016 - A Lee County Sheriff’s Deputy observed a vehicle at the intersection of Rose Street and Third Street with heavy damage to the front portion of the motor vehicle. The deputy noticed that the hood was completely covering the windshield and the vehicle was nearly inoperable due to damage. The deputy attempted to initiate a traffic stop when the suspect vehicle and its occupant failed to stop for blue lights and siren. The suspect vehicle finally came to a stop in the area of Dudley Avenue and Oddfellow Street. At this time deputies were able to apprehend the operator and identified him as Sydney Bernard Jennings of 313 Church Street Sanford NC 27330.

At the time of Jennings arrest he was found in possession of 32 individually packaged bags of crack cocaine. Jennings was charged with driving while license revoked, fail to stop for lights and siren, aggressive driving, flee and elude arrest, driving while intoxicated, possession with intent to sell/deliver crack cocaine, maintaining a vehicle to sale narcotics and drug paraphernalia.

Jennings was brought to the Lee County Sheriff’s Office and processed for the aforementioned criminal charges. At this point deputies were able to determine the Jennings had been involved in a hit and run investigated by the Sanford Police Department. Deputies also determined that Jennings was already on supervised probation for previous drug offenses. Jennings was arrested and charged for Possession with Intent to Sell/Deliver Crack Cocaine, Felony Flee and Elude Arrest, Maintain a Vehicle to sale narcotics and drug paraphernalia. Jennings was jailed under a $30,000.00 secured bond

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