Chattooga County, Georgia Sheriff Mark Schrader has issued a statement saying the suspect involved in a foot chase with law enforcement officers on Tuesday – is now in custody. The Sheriff’s Office received information on Wednesday that a male suspect was once again in the Mountain View area, where he had been spotted the day before.
Deputies placed several units around the area and soon spotted the suspect – attempting to pull him over. The suspect failed to pull over and for officers at the time – he then stopped in the middle of the road and fled on foot.
Following another foot chase, Lavon Sims was captured and placed under arrest – Sims was wanted on a felony Probation Violation.
(WZQZ Chattooga County Radio)