UPDATED @ 5:36 PM. 4:58 PM. HOUSTON COUNTY IN CHASE. - 231 South.Rickey Stokes
Posted by: RStokes
Date: Jan 10 2018 5:00 PM
HOUSTON - JACKSON COUNTY: 4:58 PM. Houston County In chase just crossed into Florida - burglary suspects.
UPDATED @ 5:09 PM.
Suspect apprehended in 5,000 block of Hwy. 273 in Florida. Matt is on scene in Florida.
UPDATED @ 5:36 PM..
Deputies attempted to stop the vehicle after seeing it on Eddins Road just East of Hodgesville Road. Leaving a residence on Eddins. When the Deputy lit him up he took off.
Two the chase went down Iris Road, Oscar Godwin Road, Hwy 109 , Smithville Road on to US 231 South into Florida. Jackson County Sheriff's Deputies joined the pursuit in Campbellton. The driver was hitting high speeds until he hit Florida. The driver turned onto Hwy 273 and headed south.
The driver was reported to almost struck a Deputy head on to escape. That is when the decision was made to use the "Pitt" maneuver if the opportunity presented it self. The driver had a refrigerator in the back of the truck that came out on Smithville Road and landed in the ditch.
The driver was taken into custody and will be charged in both Florida and Alabama.