Johnston County Sheriff DWI arrests
Name: JAMES WILLIS MOONEY
Charge: DRIVING WHILE IMPAIRED
Booking Agency: JCSO
Date of Arrest: 02/13/2017
Bond Amount: $0.00
Type of Bond: n/a
FOUR OAKS, N.C. (WNCN) — A Johnston County man led deputies on a high-speed chase before he crashed, his car caught fire and he then took off running Monday afternoon, officials say.
The chase involved speeds of nearly 100 mph and went through the school zone at West Johnston High School around 3 p.m., according to the Johnston County Sheriff’s Office.
James Willis Mooney, 44, of Four Oaks was arrested when he later crashed into a sign off N.C. Highway 210 east of Lassiter Road, deputies said.
Mooney then tried to run from his car that had caught fire, according to officials. MORE