Suspect arrested after police chase ends in Richmond Hill
RICHMOND HILL, Ga. (WTOC) - A police chase that started in Pooler ended with a suspect being arrested in Richmond Hill.
Georgia State Patrol (GSP) said Pooler Police found a stolen car near Tanger Outlets Boulevard, around 12:13 p.m., and tried to stop it. The driver took off and Pooler Police immediately contacted GSP for assistance.
The driver led police on a chase down Interstate 95. GSP Nighthawks South Troopers joined the pursuit and took primary in the pursuit on I-95 near Pooler Parkway.
The pursuit continued south on I-95 into Bryan County with the driver driving recklessly, according to GSP. Troopers pursued the vehicle and eventually exited I-95 onto GA 144 in Richmond Hill.
Troopers performed a PIT Maneuver to stop the vehicle on GA 144. The driver fled on foot into the woods with Troopers running after and quickly arresting them.
They say the suspect, 32-year-old Shameek Little, from Savannah, was also wearing stolen clothes.
Little is charged with felony fleeing, shoplifting, DUI, reckless driving, theft by receiving stolen property, hit and run, improper lane change, failure to maintain lane, possession of drug related objects, driving with suspended license, driving through a gore or median, speeding, no seatbelt, obstruction of a law enforcement officer, and driving in an emergency lane improperly.
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