Dothan Police in Pursuit on Hartford HwyMatt Boster
Posted by: Matt Boster
Date: May 25 2014 9:25 PM
DOTHAN - HOUSTON COUNTY: A call was placed to 911 after a passerby noticed a cream colored vehicle stopping on the side of the road and a female falling out the passenger side of the vehicle. The driver of the vehicle then took off leaving the female laying on the ground. Police in the area spotted the vehicle and turned around on it. However the driver kept driving when the blue lights came on and the pursuit was underway.
Two Houston County Deputies were in the Taylor area and picked up on the pursuit as it came through Taylor. Just as Deputies were getting into position to help with the pursuit, dispatch advised a 3 year old was also in the vehicle and possibly in the driver’s lap.
This gives officers and deputies a new problem, now things like the "PITT" maneuver were no longer an option. The pursuit continued through Taylor and the driver turned onto Dawsey Road where the driver stopped for the police and deputies.
The driver was arrested and will most likely face multiple charges, the child was safe and no one was hurt. The investigation is still ongoing.