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Motorcyclist arrested for drugs after fleeing traffic stop on Isle of Palms

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A motorcyclist crashed his bike after fleeing a traffic stop on Isle of Palms Sunday. A motorcyclist crashed his bike after fleeing a traffic stop on Isle of Palms Sunday.
CHARLESTON, SC -

Sunday evening a deputy with the Charleston County Sheriff's Office attempted to make a traffic stop of a motorcyclist on Isle of Palms when the cyclist fled.

According to police after the officer signaled for the rider to stop the rider stated "I'm going to the spot" then he sped away.  The suspect passed vehicles in the bicycle lane on the right side of the road and passed additional vehicles on the left side.  The rider lost control of the motorcycle as he approached a curve on Palm Blvd and struck a mailbox.  Deputies found the suspect lying in the roadway with injuries.

Authorities identified the rider as Henry Oliver Nesbit, Jr. from Mount Pleasant

EMS transported Nesbit to the hospital for his injuries.

Police found 2.3 grams of marijuana, 2.3 grams of cocaine and $2,918.78 in cash after searching Nesbit and his motorcycle.

Nesbit who is still hospitalized was charged with Failure to Stop for Blue lights, Failure to Signal, and Habitual Offender.

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