Man arrested after jumping from hotel window
By Nathan Hardin
SALISBURY — Police arrested a man Wednesday morning after he fled from officers by jumping from a hotel window.
According to a Salisbury Police report, 22-year-old Jakeith Gerald Terry was caught as he fled into the nearby woods at about 2:45 a.m.
Officers were assisting a bail bondsman at Economy Inn, room 203, when Terry jumped from the window. Terry was wanted on five outstanding warrants for arrest.
Terry was heading south near the direction of Tilley’s Harley Davidson, 653 Bendix Drive, when he ran into a nearby wooded area.
Officer K.H. Boehm entered the woods, arrested and walked Terry out.
After taking Terry back to the hotel, officers searched the room.
The report said authorities found cocaine, marijuana, digital scales, $1,177 and a handgun.
Terry, 110 E. Harrison St., was charged with resisting, obstructing and delaying officers, felony possession of a firearm by a felon, felony possession of cocaine, misdemeanor possession of marijuana, misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia.
Terry had outstanding warrants for felony probation violation, two counts of misdemeanor assault on a female and two counts of assault by pointing a gun.
Terry was given a $132,000 bond and was in jail Wednesday morning.