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SCMPD arrest man, leads to seizure of guns, machetes, cattle prod

Nathaniel Harvey, 20 (Source: Chatham County Sheriff's Office) Nathaniel Harvey, 20 (Source: Chatham County Sheriff's Office)
SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) -

The Savannah-Chatham metropolitan Police Department arrested Nathaniel Harvey, 20, for drug, firearm and traffic related offenses on Tuesday.

On May 12, Metro’s Strategic Investigation Unit conducted a traffic stop at Pennsylvania and Indiana avenues. Harvey, who was driving a car, fled and almost hit a police vehicle.

Warrants were then secured for Harvey and SIU was successful in arresting Harvey in the 4600 block of Lanier Drive. Metro’s Crime Suppression Unit, K-9 and ATF assisted with Harvey’s arrest.

Harvey had possession of a stolen gun on him when he was arrested. Officials obtained a search warrant for Harvey’s home, where they found ammunition, body armor, drugs, machetes, a cattle prod and 6 more guns were found.

Harvey was charged with felony fleeing to elude, theft by receiving stolen property and additional drug and traffic offenses. Additional charges are imminent.

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