State police in Pennsylvania arrested two Auburn men following a pursuit and drug investigation.
Nicholas Neville, 31, and Merritt Fletcher, 30, both of Auburn were pulled over on I-80. It happened on Wednesday near the New Jersey and Pennsylvania border.
Police say they consented to a search of the vehicle. However, before another officer could arrive to execute the search- the two took off.
During the pursuit drugs were tossed out the window. At this point, police believe the drugs were controlled substances.
The pursuit ended with a crash- after the driver lost control of the vehicle, causing it to roll-over multiple times about 20 miles down I-80.
Both were hospitalized with injuries from the crash, and later charged with two felonies- including manufacture, delivery, or possession with intent to deliver controlled substance, and attempting to elude a police officer. There were a number of misdemeanors also filed against the two, who were held on $50,000 cash bail or $100,000 secured bond.
Their next court appearance is scheduled for April 20.Want the latest headlines in your inbox each morning? Click here to sign up for our Morning Edition and Sunday Insight newsletters. They are dedicated to keeping you in the know. You can also download the FingerLakes1.com App for Android (All Android Devices) or iOS (iPhone, iPad)