Chattanooga men arrested after brief chase with GSP on I-75 ends with PIT Thursday night
Thursday night Georgia State Patrol Trooper Shackleford attempted to stop a vehicle I-75 Northbound when it fled from her. The passenger was observed throwing stuff out the window during the pursuit as it continued northbound, passing the Rocky Face exit (336) with speeds around 90MPH. Trooper Shackleford ended the pursuit Shortly after with a successful PIT maneuver taking both the driver and passenger into custody. The driver Ladarius Deon Hicks, 26, of Chattanooga, was booked into the Whitfield County Jail charged by the Georgia State Patrol with felony fleeing or attempting to elude a police officer, driving with a suspended or revoked license, speeding, reckless driving, failure to maintain lane and driving without insurance. The passenger Kemonti Bataellas McDowell, 27, of Chattanooga, was booked into the Whitfield County Jail charged by the Georgia State Patrol with felony tampering with evidence and littering.