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[September 10, 2012]

Parkton man wanted for crashing his car into a Robeson County school bus in March arrested today

Sep 10, 2012 (The Fayetteville Observer - McClatchy-Tribune Information Services via COMTEX) -- A Parkton man wanted after he crashed into a Robeson County school bus in March was arrested Monday morning.

Isaac Lee Nesby, 44, who lives on Cold Camp Drive, was charged with 26 counts of assault with a deadly weapon for when he crashed into a school bus full of students from Sandy Grove Elementary School in Lumber Ridge.

He was arrested at his home at 9:15 a.m. While searching the residence, Robeson deputies, members of the US Marshals Violent Fugitive Task Force and Parkton police found Nesby hiding in a bathroom closet. He was taken to Robeson County Jail.


Nesby was being sought by authorities for various charges by Robeson, Scotland and Hoke county authorities when he led them on a high-speed chase ending in him hitting the bus head-on on Chason Road just inside Hoke County in March.

The bus was stopped to drop children off when Nesby lost control of his vehicle. The bus driver and four children suffered minor injuries during the crash.

In addition to charges from the bus crash, Nesby was charged with one count each of the following by the Robeson County Sheriff's Office: trafficking opium, felony fleeing to elude arrest, assault on a female, failing to appear in court on an original charge of communicating threats, failing to appear in court on an original charge of counterfeit trademark sales and failing to appear in court counterfeit sound recording.

He was also charged with two counts of threatening phone calls.

In addition, he was charged with three counts breaking and entering and one count felony conspiracy by the Scotland County Sheriff's Office and one count each of felony fleeing to elude arrest and communicating threats by the Hoke County Sheriff's Office.

Staff writer Caitlin Dineen can be reached at Dineenc@fayobserver.com or 486-3509.

___ (c)2012 The Fayetteville Observer (Fayetteville, N.C.) Visit The Fayetteville Observer (Fayetteville, N.C.) at www.fayobserver.com Distributed by MCT Information Services

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