Candler County suspect wanted after multi-county police chase turns himself in

Candler County suspect wanted after multi-county police chase turns himself in

CANDLER CO., GA (WTOC) - The Candler County Sheriff's Office says a suspect wanted after a multi-county police chase Monday morning has turned himself in.

At about 6 a.m., a Candler County deputy attempted a traffic stop on Hwy 46 West for a speeding violation. According to authorities, the driver failed to stop.

The suspect, later identified as 28-year-old Steven Wayne Collins, led law enforcement on a chase through multiple counties, including Candler, Emanuel, and Toombs.

The Candler County Sheriff's Office says Collins surrendered just before noon Tuesday.

According to investigators, Collins faces a felony probation warrant as well as charges stemming from the chase.

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