Body camera video shows officer perform pit maneuver after high-speed New Year’s Eve chase

Forsyth Co. deputies use PIT maneuver to end chase

FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. — Two people are facing a slew of charges this week after leading Forsyth County deputies on a high-speed chase New Years Eve.

Deputies say the driver, 44-year old Charles Green of Pendergrass, and his passenger 51-year old Rhonda Passmore of Buford ran a traffic light at the intersection of Samples Road and State Route 20 just before 2 a.m. on December 31.

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They say a deputy on patrol saw this, tried to initiate a traffic stop when the pair took off in a white Cadillac. The pursuit only lasted a few minutes with the deputy executing a PIT maneuver, ending the chase.

An officer’s body camera video shows the chase and arrests play out.

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Deputies say they believed Green was under the influence of methamphetamines. When they searched the Cadillac, they found a bag of meth and a pipe, along with a sawed-off shotgun, a single shot shotgun and several syringes they believe were filled with controlled substances along with a digital scale.

Green is facing charges of: DUI drugs, possession of meth, possession of drug related objects, possession of a sawed-off shotgun, possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony, tampering with evidence, felony fleeing and attempting to elude, reckless driving, disobeying a traffic control device and driving an unregistered vehicle with no insurance.

He’s being held on $62,645 bond.

Deputies charged Passmore, who they discovered was a convicted felon, with possession of methamphetamine, possession of drug related objects, tampering with evidence, possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and felony probation violation.

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