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Convicted felon tosses gun and marijuana while fleeing Summerville Police officer on Highway 48

A Alabama felon led a Summerville Police Officer on a high speed chase down Highway 48 on Thursday January 10th. According to a incident report by the Summerville Police Department, the suspect was observed swerving in and out of the turn lane on Highway 48 near the Mason Funeral Home. An officer activated his lights and attempted to pull over the 2019 Nissan Murano. The driver did not stop for police and continued down Highway 48 at a high rate of speed. The officer pursued the Murano west on Highway 48. When the Suspect topped the hill coming toward the four way stop in Menlo, he saw that a Chattooga County Sheriff’s Deputy was waiting, deputy Armstrong pulled in front of there suepct stopping him in front of the Lucky’s Supermarket.  The deputy had his service weapon drawn and ordered the suspect to keep his hands on the steering wheel. The deputy told the police officer that was in pursuit that he had witnessed the suspect throw something from the vehicle coming across the bridge before he stopped the vehicle in front of Lucky’s. A search of the area turned up a 9mm Smith and Wesson pistol, around 8 ounces of marijuana sealed tight wrapped in grocery bags on the ground near a the guardrail on the bridge on Highway 48. A search of the Nissan Murano turned up a set of digital scales.  Jeremy Bush, 29 of Hunstville, Alabama was taken into custody and charged with Failure to yield to emergency vehicles possession of marijuana over one ounce, possession of marijuana with intent to distribute and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and was booked into the Chattooga County Jail.