Coweta County

2 arrested after police say they stole from Walmart, led police on high-speed chase on I-85

COWETA COUNTY, Ga. — Two shoplifting suspects led police on a high-speed chase from a shopping area to an interstate in metro Atlanta.

A Newnan police officer responded to a call at the Walmart on Bullsboro Drive on May 20 to assist a Coweta County deputy already there.

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According to the incident report, Ardell Young, 67, and Regina Davis,46, stole merchandise from Walmart. The report shows the pair took two TVs worth $278 each and two pressure washers worth $341 each.

Police say Young and Davis left the store, but the officer was able to provide a description of their car.


The car was spotted driving recklessly on the road toward Interstate 85 north onto the ramp and a chase ensued. Channel 2 Action News obtained dash camera video of the chase.

The chase ended when Georgia State Patrol used a PIT maneuver to stop the car.

The suspects lost control of the car and crashed into a guardrail, coming to a complete stop.

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Both suspects were seen by EMS for their injuries before being arrested.

They are currently being held in the Coweta County Jail.