BPD: Man who fled officers before crashing car

Posted at 2:04 PM, Feb 29, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-29 16:10:26-05

A Boise man that fled a traffic stop has been charged with delivery of a controlled substance after officers found methamphetamine in several baggies hidden inside his vehicle.

BPD attempted to stop a vehicle that was driving the wrong way on South Broadway Avenue near West University Drive at 1:32 a.m. on Sunday, February 28th.

The vehicle drove away without stopping and eventually crashed into a wooden post on the side of West Cesar Chavez Lane.

The driver fled on foot before being arrested.

Officers found several plastic baggies filled with white powder that tested positive for meth.

Officers also found a firearm that had been thrown by the suspect during the pursuit according to the Boise Police Department.

The suspect told officers a false name before being identified as Nori M. Hankins, 31, of Boise.

Hankins was charge with delivery of a controlled substance (F), eluding or fleeing officers (F), carrying a concealed weapon without a license (F), board warrant (F), leaving the scene of an accident (m), false personation (m), resisting or obstructing officers (m) and driving without privileges (m).