Had the man known he'd be so close to a shark, it's possible he would've stuck with facing the cops. Police in North Carolina say 20-year-old Zachary Kingsbury made a beeline for the ocean after officers allegedly found drugs in his vehicle during a traffic stop in Surf City on Wednesday, per WECT.
Authorities say they pulled over Kingsbury and spotted a controlled substance in his car shortly before 5pm. He "fled the scene on foot," reached a nearby beach, and then jumped into the ocean, officers tell the Charlotte Observer. The suspect swam and swam and kept on swimming, say officers, who kept an eye on him with a drone. Footage from the drone shows something else was watching him, too.