PONOTOC COUNTY, MISISSISSIPPI (WTOC) - A former basketball star from Johnson High School in Savannah was arrested in Mississippi on Monday after a high-speed chase.
Timothy Joseph Quarterman, 23, led officers on a chase after refusing to pull over during a traffic stop. The pursuit was ended when he intentionally rammed his vehicle into a Ponotoc police vehicle.
Quarterman and a Ponotoc officer were transported to the hospital with minor injuries. Quarterman was charged with aggravated assault and felony fleeing with a bond set at $25,000.
After playing college basketball at LSU, Quarterman played for the Portland Trail Blazers during the 2017 season.