Wayne County sheriff's deputies charged Terry Phillips, 49, of Phelps Street, Lyons, with third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, a class B felony; fourth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, a class C felony; and third-degree unlawful fleeing a police officer, a class A misdemeanor.

LYONS — A Wayne County man is behind bars and facing a trio of charges after being accused of fleeing from police in his car while allegedly in possession of crack cocaine.

Wayne County sheriff’s deputies charged Terry Phillips, 49, of Phelps Street, Lyons, with third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, a class B felony; fourth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, a class C felony; and third-degree unlawful fleeing a police officer, a class A misdemeanor. 

Phillips' vehicle was initially stopped by deputies on Thursday after he allegedly failed to stop at a stop sign in the town of Lyons. During the course of the traffic stop, Phillips is accused of fleeing from the scene in his vehicle. 

A brief pursuit followed and came to an end on Wayne Center Road in Lyons, according to deputies. 

After being apprehended, the 49-year-old was allegedly found in possession of crack, deputies said. 

Phillips was arraigned and placed in the Wayne County Jail on $25,000 cash bail or $75,000 bond.