The Rowan County Sheriff’s Office charged a Thomasville man after officers stopped him reaching speeds in excess of 110 mph on Interstate 85 early Saturday morning.
John Shannon Caylor, 40, of Light Road, was charged with driving while impaired and his driver’s license was automatically revoked for 30 days.
The incident occurred at 1:22 a.m. in the 74600 block of North I-85 and South Jake Alexander Boulevard.
An arrest warrant said once stopped Caylor, refused a Breathalyzer test. He was driving a GMC pickup, “carelessly” and “recklessly,” weaving in and out of traffic, the warrant said.
The warrant also said the driver used the left shoulder of the roadway to pass a vehicle.
State law mandates that a person who refuses to have their alcohol content checked at the scene automatically has their license taken.
Caylor has pending court cases in both Randolph and Davidson counties for speeding.
In other crime news, a Kannapolis man was charged Friday by the Rowan County Sheriff’s Office with possession of heroin and fake heroin.
Stacy Glenn Beaver, 43, of Allman Farm Road, was charged with possession with intent to manufacture, sell or deliver heroin, sell or deliver heroin, maintaining a vehicle or dwelling place for a controlled substance, possession with intent to sell or deliver a counterfeit controlled substance and sell or deliver a counterfeit controlled substance, all felonies.
The offenses occurred on June 7 and June 13 at the Kannapolis mobile home, an arrest warrant said.
The warrant said the suspect was possession of phony black tar heroin. He also had 0.3 grams of heroin.
Beaver remains in the Rowan County Detention Center under a $10,000 bond.
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