Diontre Franklin crashes car fleeing from police during traffic stop, caught with multiple drugs

24-year-old Diontre Franklin was involved in a head-on collision at the intersection of Needmore Road and Pin Oak Road on December 28th, 2023. An officer attempted to conduct a traffic stop on Franklin because his tail lights were not functioning. Franklin fled the stop at a high rate of speed but swerved out of his lane and hit a motorist head-on. 15.8 grams of Fentanyl were found on his person, along with $440 in cash. Franklin also had a pill bottle with the prescription torn off that contained oxycodone pills and Adderall substitute pills. Diontre Franklin was taken into custody and charged with evading arrest, possession without prescription, due care, suspended license, light law, and two counts of Schedule II drugs.

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