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Paris Alexander Van Wagoner
Courtesy of Burke County P2C website

Hickory Man Charged With Fleeing From Police

53-year-old Paris Alexander Van Wagoner of 10th Avenue SW in Hickory was arrested Tuesday (January 10) by Burke County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with felony flee to elude arrest with a motor vehicle. Van Wagoner is also charged with speeding, reckless driving to endanger, failure to stop for a stop sign or flashing red light, and driving left of center. He’s also charged on outstanding warrants with misdemeanor counts of stalking and second-degree trespass.

Van Wagoner was arrested shortly after 3:30 a.m. Tuesday on Burke Street in Hickory. When he was brought to the Magistrates office the outstanding warrants were found. The incident report says that due to erratic behavior, the suspect was not fingerprinted and was released to the custody of the detention staff. He was incarcerated in the Burke County Jail under $11,000 secured bond and remained in jail as of earlier today (January 12). District Court dates were scheduled for today and January 30.