DOUGLAS COUNTY, Ga. — A police chase on I-20 ended with police performing a PIT maneuver on the suspect’s car, police said.
Heavy police activity blocked all but one lane of I-20 East near Lee Road in Douglas County on Tuesday. NewsChopper 2 flew over the scene, where several police cars could be seen surrounding another car.
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The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office said that the chase began with Carroll County Sheriff’s Office deputies pursuing a suspect on drug charges. The suspect was reported to have reached speeds of more than 100 mph while weaving through traffic.
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Douglas County deputies joined the chase and stopped the suspect’s car with a PIT maneuver.
Police later discovered a 3-year-old child in the suspect’s car. No one was injured, and the suspect was taken into custody.
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Officials did not release the suspect’s identity or say what charges he will face. No further details were given about what started the chase.
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