SURF CITY, N.C. (CBS) –A North Carolina man discovered himself swimming with a shark when he tried to flee police by operating out into the ocean.
It occurred on Wednesday afternoon when officers initiated a visitors cease within the 500 block of North Shore Drive.
Police say they pulled over 20-yr-previous Zachary Kingsbury and noticed unlawful contraband on the passenger aspect of the car.
In the course of the investigation, police say Kingsbury fled on foot when he was requested to step out of the car.
Police say Kingsbury then started paddling out into the ocean which prompted officers to launch their drone.
“After 60 minutes of flight time, Kingsbury was over 4000 ft offshore and visible contact was misplaced,” police stated in a information launch.
Video obtained by PortCityDaily exhibits Kingsbury swimming subsequent to what seems to be a shark.
Kingsbury was rescued hours later.
He’s dealing with a slew drug expenses.