Georgia man arrested following high-speed chase that crossed state line into Alabama


GEORGIA (WRBL) — A Georgia man has been arrested after leading law enforcement officers in a pursuit that spanned three counties in two states. The Haralson County Sheriff’s Office identified the person involved as Lenny Brown, 24, of Cartersville, GA.

According to the Haralson County Sheriff’s Office, the incident began in Haralson County, Georgia on Tuesday around 7:20 a.m. when a Haralson County deputy timed a car being driven by Brown on I-20 at a speed of 140 mph.

Haralson County Sheriff’s Office Scene Photo

The HCSO deputy attempted to initiate a traffic stop, but the car, a green Honda Accord, did not stop and instead led the deputy to a chase in Cleburne County, Ala.

While in Cleburne County, the driver left I-20 and crossed several back roads before getting onto I-20 EB, returning to Georgia. Georgia State Patrol was called to assist in the car arrest.

GSP entered the chase around the Haralson/Carroll County line and performed a Precision Mobilization Technique, or PIT maneuver, on the Honda Accord in an attempt to stop it.

The PIT maneuver managed to stop the car, but Brown got out of the car and drove off. A search perimeter was set up and several agencies joined in the search.

Later, Brown was located and taken into custody in Carroll County.


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