Fairmount man arrested after high-speed pursuit on stolen motorcycle ends on dead-end street in Resaca

According to a Gordon County Sheriff’s Office incident report, On Monday, January 23rd, 2023, at 1:51 AM, Deputy Phillips was patrolling the area of I-75 North Bound mile marker 315 when he observed a red Honda sports bike with a Georgia tag bearing with no designated tag light making it difficult to read the displayed tag. According to the report, Deputy Phillips attempted to make a traffic stop on the sports bike at mile marker 317. Deputy Phillips observed the bike failing to yield to Deputy Phillips’s emergency lights and sirens. Deputy Phillips then observed the bike gaining speed to get away from Deputy Phillips. Deputy Phillips then advised Gordon County E-911 that he was in pursuit of the bike. Deputy Phillips observed the bike failing to maintain the lane, accelerating speed, and recklessly driving. Deputy Phillips paced with his patrol car behind the bike at high speeds as over 136 mph on I-75.” The deputy observed the motorcycle driving in and out of lanes multiple times. The motorcyclist, later identified as Dylan William Lipscomb, 31, of Fairmount, took exit 326 in Whitfield County. Lipscomb then made a right turn on Carbondale Road and then took a right onto GA-3, accelerating at an extremely high speed. Lipscomb drove on the wrong side of the road dangerously multiple times heading south on GA-3. Lipscomb then took a right on Walker Street in Resaca and crashed out at the dead end. Lipscomb then ran into the woods on foot, where he was taken into custody. Deputies then searched his bag and located multiple clothes, knives, one gray weighing scale, and a meth pipe. Deputies then observed two clear plastic baggies containing meth beside the suspect’s gloves in the heavily wooded area where he was hiding. According to the report, The displayed tag on the motorcycle (WJL578) was running through Gordon E911; however the VIN did not match. Deputy Phillips then ran the VIN on the motorcycle, and it returned stolen through Atlanta Police Department.” Lipscomb was booked into the Gordon County Jail, charged with felony fleeing, felony theft by receiving, felony possession of meth, possession of drug-related objects, reckless driving, speeding, and a slew of other traffic charges.

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