Tunnel Hill woman arrested after driving extremely reckless in Whitfield County

According to a Whitfield County Sheriff’s Office incident report, On February 21st, 2023, at 2:35 PM, Deputy A. Witt was sitting stationary at Andy’s Corner at 104 Cottonwood Mill Road when he observed a gray 2003 GMC Yukon with getting fuel. Deputy Witt observed that the vehicle had an expired registration. According to the report, “The vehicle pulled out and traveled north on Chattanooga Rd. Deputy Witt pulled out and was unable to make contact with the vehicle before it turned off on Oak St. Deputy Witt turned onto Jordan St. and met the vehicle head-on. Deputy Witt turned around and was unable to catch up to the vehicle before losing sight of it. Deputy Witt patrolled the area and made contact with the vehicle a second time on Jordan St. The vehicle turned right on Chattanooga Rd, traveling north at an extremely high rate of speed. The vehicle entered the turning lane at Church St. and continued driving in the turning lane passing cars until Chattanooga Rd became a two-lane road.” Deputy Witt would later locate the vehicle at 193 Hideaway Dr parked behind the residence. The driver, Allie Lashae Carter, 23, of Tunnel Hill, was still in the driver’s seat. Lt. Callahan and Tunnel Hill Police Department Chief Trey Rider arrived to assist. When asked why she was driving so recklessly, Allie stated that she was trying to hurry and get to this residence because she was afraid the vehicle would break down before she arrived. Allie was placed under arrest for reckless driving. Allie was transported to the Whitfield County Jail, charged with reckless driving, with driving with an expired registration, and driving with a broken windshield.

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