MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) — A man and a woman were arrested Friday night after allegedly attempting to avoid a traffic stop initiated by police and leading a police chase, according to the Mobile Police Department.
A Mobile police officer attempted to initiate a traffic stop on a vehicle at Three Notch Road and Bush Lane, but the driver allegedly did not comply. A chase began while the two people in the car were throwing drugs out of the vehicle, according to police.
Officers deployed stop sticks, which disabled the vehicle, and were able to stop the chase at I-65 Northbound at Airport Boulevard.
Earl Humbarger, 48, was arrested and charged with attempting to elude a felony and unlawful possession with intent to distribute a controlled substance, according to police.
Tracy Leon, 46, was arrested for tampering with physical evidence and unlawful possession with intent to distribute a controlled substance, according to police.
Humbarger’s bond stands at $21,500, and Leon’s bond is $11,500. They both have court hearings on Wednesday.
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