Woman arrested on felony drug charges after 100 mph pursuit on Highway 136 in Gordon County
According to a Gordon County Sheriff's Office incident report, on Thursday, July 23rd, 2020, at approximately 1150 PM, Deputy Massingill with the Gordon County Sheriff's Office Community Crime Prevention Unit was on routine patrol near the 2000 block of Pleasant Hill Road. While traveling south on Pleasant Hill Road when he observed a black in color 1998 Honda Civic traveling north on Pleasant Hill Road at speeds faster than the 35 mile per hour post limit. Deputy Massingill activated the front antenna of his radar unit, and it indicated the Civic was traveling 55 miles per hour. Deputy Massingill then safety turned his patrol car around and got behind the Honda Civic bearing a Tennessee tag. The vehicle then turned onto Hook Road off of Pleasant Hill Road and continued to travel north towards Highway 136. Once there appeared to be a safe place to make a traffic stop on Hook Road, Deputy Massingill activated his emergency blue lights and attempted a traffic stop on the vehicle being driven by Jessica Darnell Jordan, 25 of Ranger. Jordan failed to stop, and Deputy Massingill then activated his audible siren. Once the emergency blue lights and audile siren were activated, the vehicle began to speed up. A Detective with the Gordon County Sheriff's Office, Drug Enforcement Unit, was riding passenger with Deputy Massingill and notified Gordon County 911 that they would be in pursuit of the vehicle. The high-speed pursuit and crash, along with the arrest of Jordan, were captured by the deputies agency worn body cam and agency dashcam from his patrol car. Jordan was charged with the following possession of meth, possession of meth w/intent to distribute, drug-related objects, speeding 55 mph in a 35 mph zone, speeding 100 mph in 55 mph zone, fail to stop at a stop sign, failure to maintain lane, passing on a double yellow, no proof of insurance, reckless driving, no license, fleeing and eluding law enforcement (felony).