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BREAKING NEWS UPDATED: Suspect Arrested After Vehicle Pursuit
By Editor Becky Watts

ZEBULON - Pike County deputies assisted in a vehicle pursuit this afternoon that originated in Meriwether County and crossed the county line. Deputies joined the pursuit in the area of River road.

Due to the recklessness of the driver and his disregard for the safety of citizens, several PIT maneuvers were attempted on the vehicle. The suspect drove into a resident's yard on Strickland Road through a homeowner’s fence.

The driver fled the scene on foot and has been identified as Michael Chase Moore. He was born in 1998 and is a white male.

Spalding county Sheriff’s Office aviation unit was called in to assist with a search of the area. Fayette County Sheriff’s Office provides additional bloodhounds to attempt a track of Moore.

As of the writing of this press release, he has not been located. Moore will be facing numerous charges when he is arrested.

Anyone with information on Moore’s location can call 770-567-8431 to speak with a deputy.

Update 10:17 p.m.

Sheriff Thomas was able to PIT the vehicle for the final time as it attempted to cut through the resident’s yard.

A passenger in the vehicle was turned over to Meriwether County Sheriff’s Office.

Update 6.19.20:

Moore was found hiding in a drainage ditch late last night. He is currently in jail and a number of to be determined charges will be filed against him.

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Submitted 6.18.20