24-year-old Brandon DeWayne Canipe of Gantt Road in Vale has been arrested by Lincoln Co. Narcotics Officers on charges of possession with intent to manufacture, sell, or deliver a schedule II controlled substance, possession of marijuana, possession of a schedule IV controlled substance, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, possession of drug paraphernalia, resisting, delaying, or obstructing a public officer, speeding to elude arrest, and no operator’s license. He was also charged with a probation violation.
He was arrested as Officers conducted a surveillance operation in western Lincoln County last night. Canipe attempted to flee from Officers. About five miles into the chase, the suspect’s vehicle broke down and he jumped from the car and fled on foot. Canipe was quickly apprehended. Investigators seized a handgun and several different drugs that Canipe had in his possession.
Canipe was placed in the Harven A. Crouse Detention Center under a $40,000 secured bond on the local charges. He was placed under a no bond hold on the probation violation. No court date is currently listed.