CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – A man is in custody just after a automobile chase that crossed the Kentucky condition line on Saturday ended on Highway 41A east of Clarksville.
According to our information associates at ClarksvilleNow.com, the incident started at about 9 a.m. Saturday when a auto was stolen off of McClardy Highway in North Clarksville.
The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office environment suggests the Oak Grove Law enforcement Department noticed the automobile, described as a maroon SUV, and initiated a pursuit together the condition line.
The pursuit went down Oakland Street on to Merriweather Road in Clarksville, where Oak Grove police officers finished the pursuit.
The SUV handed a Montgomery County deputy on Trough Springs Highway where by deputies then resumed the pursuit. Spike strips were being deployed on Highway 41A near the Thirsty Goat restaurant, popping the SUV’s tires.
Inspite of this, the SUV kept driving onto Bagwell Road on the rims, reaching speeds at about 20 to 40 mph. The deputies then pressured the SUV off the highway and took the suspect into custody.
Deputies say the suspect is the 53-yr-outdated son of the SUV’s owner. Deputies also identified compact sum of crack and marijuana in the SUV.
The Tennessee Freeway Patrol was also identified as in to help.