Police: Teen clocked 51 mph over speed limit during wild chase (VIDEO)

GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. — Channel 2 Action News has obtained police body camera video of a wild police chase that resulted in a teen being jailed early Saturday morning.

Suwanee police said they clocked a driver going 96 mph in a 45 mph zone at McGinnis Ferry Road and Peachtree Industrial Boulevard.

Police said they quickly learned the car was stolen out of DeKalb County.


The driver, later identified as 17-year-old Malik Yancey, eventually crashed into a car stopped at a red light in Duluth, police said. Yancey then got out of the car and tried to run away.

A retired police officer saw what was happening and jumped in to help. Authorities told Channel 2 Action News that the retired officer tackled Yancey and held him until officers arrived.

"The retired officer walked off and went into the QT to get his coffee. (He) came out and watched the rest of the event," said Suwanee Police Capt. Shane Edmisten.