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Wanted fugitive arrested along with driver of car he was in

Left to right: Cruz Abney and Aubrey Lacapria (Onslow County Sheriff's Office photos)

A man wanted on numerous charges has been arrested by Onslow County Sheriff’s Office.

Cruz Costilla Abney, 28 of Hadley Collins Road in Maysville, was arrested on Gum Branch Road on Tuesday after a traffic stop by members of the Drug Enforcement Unit. Police said Abney resisted and, after a brief struggle, was taken into custody.

During the struggle, Abney ingested narcotics and was transported to a local hospital for medical treatment. He was then transported to the magistrate’s office and charged with the following:

-- Felony Parole Violation

-- Misdemeanor Larceny

-- Misdemeanor Assault on a Female

-- Felony Flee/Elude Law Enforcement Officer

-- Misdemeanor Resist/Obstruct/Delay a Law Enforcement Officer

-- Careless and Reckless Driving, Endangering Others

He is currently in the Onslow County Detention Center under no bond. This is an ongoing investigation and additional drug related charges are pending.

Also arrested was Aubrey Alissa Lacapria, 32, of Parnell Road in Hubert. She was driving the vehicle Abney was in when he was arrested. She was charged with:

-- Felony Possession Cocaine

-- Felony Conspiracy

-- Misdemeanor Possession Drug Paraphernalia

Anyone with information can contact the Onslow County Sheriff's Office at (910) 455-3113 or Crime Stoppers at (910) 938-3273.

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