Vehicle chase through Tattnall and Toombs counties ends with Vidalia man arrested

A police chase through Toombs and Tattnall counties ended in a crash and the arrest of a driver Saturday night. At 11:15 p.m., the Tattnall County Sheriff’s Office requested assistance from the Toombs County Sheriff chases a blue Chevrolet S-10 being driven by 38-year-old Alan Christopher Wolfe of Vidalia. A Tattnall County deputy had conducted a traffic stop with Wolfe earlier that night. Police said during this stop, Wolfe fled the scene. We are told that Tattnall County deputies pursued Wolfe into Toombs County on GA HWY 178. At this time, Toombs County deputies began coordinating their locations in an effort to intercept Wolfe on various roads as they entered Toombs County. Toombs County deputies began setting up stop sticks in various locations, according to police reports. Wolfe was able to deflect the stop sticks on one occasion, deputies said. The chase then continued and a Georgia State Patrol trooper eventually became involved. , according to the deputies. Deputies said Wolfe then fled on foot, but deputies for Tattnall and Toombs were able to catch up and arrest him without incident. While in police custody, deputies said Wolfe admitted he had ingested illegal narcotics. Once released from the hospital, Wolfe was taken to Tattnall County Jail, where he faces various charges. We are told he will face various charges in Toombs County at a later date. Coordination among the three agencies helped bring this pursuit to a successful and safe end.

A police chase in Toombs and Tattnall counties ended in a crash and the arrest of a driver on Saturday night.

At 11:15 p.m., the Tattnall County Sheriff’s Office requested assistance from the Toombs County Sheriff’s Office pursuing a blue Chevrolet S-10 driven by 38-year-old Alan Christopher Wolfe of Vidalia.

A Tattnall County deputy had conducted a traffic stop with Wolfe earlier that night. Police said during that stop, Wolfe fled the scene.

We are told that Tattnall County deputies pursued Wolfe into Toombs County on GA HWY 178. At this time, Toombs County deputies began coordinating their locations in an attempt to intercept Wolfe on various roads as he entered Toombs County.

Toombs County deputies began setting up stop sticks in various locations, according to police reports.

Wolfe managed to deflect the stop sticks on one occasion, deputies said. The chase then continued and a Georgia State Patrol trooper eventually became involved.

Wolfe’s vehicle eventually came to a stop after driving his vehicle from an embankment to a road construction site at the intersection of J. Thompson Road and US Highway 1, according to deputies.

Deputies said Wolfe then fled on foot, but deputies for Tattnall and Toombs were able to catch up and arrest him without incident.

While in police custody, deputies said Wolfe admitted to ingesting illegal narcotics.

Once released from the hospital, Wolfe was taken to Tattnall County Jail, where he faces various charges. We are told he will face various charges in Toombs County at a later date.

Coordination between the three agencies helped bring this pursuit to a safe conclusion.

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