Traffic stop nabs fugitive

The Amherst County Sheriff’s Office arrested a wanted person from South Carolina on Thursday June 23rd.

Shortly after midnight, Sgt R Linton observed a vehicle with a broken windshield and no headlights exit Pizza Wings and Things on South Amherst Highway in Madison Heights. Investigation showed the driver, Jeffrey Scott Moffitt a 34 year old male of Veach Court in Thomasville North Carolina, to be intoxicated, and also wanted in South Carolina for Fraud.

Mr. Moffitt was charged with Driving Under the Influence, Driving Suspended, and being a Fugitive From Justice. He is being held without bond pending a hearing in Amherst General District Court.

- From a release

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