UPDATED @ 7:41 PM. 7:23 PM.. Chase in Henry CountyMatt Boster - Rickey Stokes
Posted by: Matt Boster
Date: Oct 06 2020 7:25 PM
HENRY COUNTY: Law Enforcement in a High speed chase that has ended on US 431 near County Road 9 and the Yeast Plant. Multiple law enforcement are on the scene.
UPDATED @ 7:41 PM
HENRY COUNTY 911 received a call of a blue Chevrolet truck southbound on Highway 431 with sparks flying.
Henry County Sheriff Deputy Josh Behringer intercepted the vehicle south bound on Highway 431 around Henry County 45. The vehicle was south bound and weaving around on the roadway. The subject was throwing sparks from a flat tire as he continued to drive south on Highway 431.
The deputy activated his blue lights and siren attempting to get the driver to stop. The one “in front of” and not the one “under” the blue lights made the decision to disobey the blue lights and siren and continued south.
Henry County Sheriff Will Maddox gave the instructions to attempt to get in front of the vehicle before the pit to make sure not a medical issue. Henry County Sheriff Deputy Behringer was able to pass, speeds were estimated about 60 MPH. The driver of the truck rammed Deputy Behringer Ford Explorer.
Deputy Sgt. Josh Moore had caught up with the suspect vehicle and deputy Near the yeast plant. Deputy Behringer was rammed and Deputy Sgt. Josh Moore performed the pit manuever and the vehicle spun and Deputy Behringer blocked the suspect in.
At this time Henry County Sheriff Sgt. Eric Blakenship, Deputy Sean Robinson and Headland Police Chief Mark Jones has arrived and took the suspect from the vehicle.
One person was taken into custody and transported to Henry County Jail.
Also assisting was Henry County Sheriff Deputy Colt Ludlam, who arrived after everything was over with. In Deputy Ludlam’s defense he had a lot of real estate to travel over to arrive. No injuries. Some minor damage to Deputy Behringer Explorer and made his K-9 upset.