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Silver Creek man arrested after leading Floyd County Police on high-speed chase Tuesday

A 34-year-old Silver Creek man, Brandon Porter, was arrested Tuesday afternoon after leading Floyd County Police on a high speed chase though southern Floyd County. Reports said Officer Puckett attempted to stop Porter for not wearing a seat belt when he decided to speed off from police. Authorities stated that a chase ensued, with speeds reaching nearly 100MPH near the Highway 101 Spur and Rockmart Highway. Porter then crashed the truck, and then fled on foot near Donahoo Road. With the help of K9 units Porter was eventually apprehended.

He is being charged with attempting to elude police, concealing the identity of a vehicle, reckless driving, a seat belt violation, passing in a no pass zone x2, speeding x6, failure to maintain lane x2, stop sign violation x3, failure to yield and driving on a suspended license.