December 24th, 2020 – 11:05 AM
WZQZ Radio –
(WZQZ Radio) A high-speed chase out of Floyd County on Wednesday morning ended with the suspect crashing in the Gore area in Chattooga County.
According to Chattooga County Chief Deputy Kevin Woods, Cave Spring Police attempted to stop the vehicle and the driver sped off leading Cave Spring Police, Floyd County Police, the Floyd County Sheriff’s Department and the Georgia State Patrol on a chase on Highway 100.
The driver came into Chattooga County and continued to Highway 114 where he made a right and then made another right onto Highway 27 South.
The chase ended near Dirt Town Deli.
Chief Deputy Woods said that the driver and a passenger were both taken into custody by the Georgia State Patrol and Cave Spring Police. After a medical evaluation, the two were booked into the Floyd County Jail.
According to Floyd County Jail Reports, thirty-three-year-old Michael Robert Burnett of Woodstock, Georgia was charged with fleeing or attempting to allude, driving without a valid license, acquiring a license plate with intent to conceal or misrepresent and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime. Forty-four-year-old Debra Christina Phillips was charged with possession of a Schedule IV Drug, possession of methamphetamine and tampering with evidence.