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Montgomery County Sheriff’s Officer reports pursuit ends in crash

 

Montgomery County Sheriff's Office - MCSOMontgomery County, TN – A Montgomery County Sheriff’s deputy pursued a vehicle late Friday night arising from a traffic violation. During the course of the pursuit, Deputy Chris Bedell recognized the driver as matching the description of a man wanted in reference to an armed robbery in Clarksville.

Additionally, the suspect threw from the vehicle what was later recovered as a misdemeanor amount of marijuana.

The pursuit lasted a little over five minutes before the driver lost control and struck a utility pole on Cherry Tree Drive in north Clarksville.

The crash brought down electrical lines as well as started a small vehicle fire. The hazards at the scene prevented Bedell from immediately pursuing on foot. Clarksville Police assisted deputies with the search but at the time of this release no suspects have been taken into custody.

The investigation is ongoing and deputies are working to develop suspects.

Anyone having information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact the Sheriff’s Office at 931.648.0611 ext 0.


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