A Georgia man was not too long ago arrested after police stated he led them on a damaging, high-speed chase believing they’d a warrant out for him – regardless that they did not.
Cornelia resident Codey Wayne Shoemake, 33, was charged with felony-level fleeing or making an attempt to elude a police officer, in line with FOX 5 Atlanta. He was additionally charged with a reckless driving misdemeanor.
At 2:40 a.m. Saturday morning, a sheriff’s deputy reportedly seen Shoemake rushing on Highway 365 in Baldwin with a “non-functional tag.”
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When Shoemake seen he was being adopted by regulation enforcement, he allegedly booked it.
The Habersham County Sheriff’s Office informed FOX 5 that the suspect was driving as quick as 96 miles per hour.
During the pursuit, Shoemake reportedly crashed his Harley-Davidson bike right into a ditch and wrecked it.
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Authorities stated that after they apprehended Shoemake, he informed them he fled as a result of he nonetheless had his ex-girlfriend’s car in his possession. The suspect believed that regulation enforcement was searching for him for that motive.
Shoemake was handled at Northeast Georgia Medical Center Gainesville earlier than being processed into Habersham County Detention Center. According to FOX 5, he was launched on a bond of $3,720.
Fox News Digital reached out to the Habersham County Sheriff’s Office for extra data.