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Police Chase Ends In Crash & Arrest

By: WCTV Eyewitness News Email
By: WCTV Eyewitness News Email

A Tallahassee man is in jail tonight after a high speed chase through a residential area in Tallahassee.

When deputies with the Leon County Sheriff's Office attempted to stop a white Pontiac yesterday afternoon on Ridge Road in the area of Jake Gaither Golf Course, it took off at a high rate of speed.

A short time later, the Pontiac was spotted on Bragg Drive near South Adams Street. The driver sped off again at an estimated 80 miles per hour, where it crashed into a nearby power pole.

The driver was identified as 22-year-old Adrian Madry.

Upon searching the vehicle, deputies found a small amount of cocaine, as well as a stolen hand gun.

Madry faces several charges including fleeing and eluding, possession of cocaine, and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

CHARGES:

VOP/POSSESSION OF COCAINE WITH INTENT TO SELL OR DELIVER
VOP/COUNTERFEITING OR POSSESSING A COUNTERFEIT PAYMENT INSTRUMENT
VOP/AGGRAVATED ASSAULT WITH DEADLY WEAPON
VOP/BURGLARY OF A DWELLING
FLEE/ELUDE POLICE FLEE W DISREGARD OF SAFETY TO PERSONS OR PROP
POSSESSION OF WEAPON OR AMMO BY CONVICTED FLORIDA FELON
TRESPASSING PROPERTY NOT STRUCTURE OR CONVEY
RECKLESS DRIVING 1ST OFF
NONMOVING TRAFFIC VIOL DRIVE WHILE LIC SUSP 2ND OFF
COCAINE-POSSESS WITH INTENT TO SELL MFG DELIV ETC SCHEDULE II
GRAND THEFT OF FIREARM
RESIST OFFICER OBSTRUCT WO VIOLENCE
HIT AND RUN LEAVE SCENE OF CRASH INVOLVE DAMAGE TO PROP-MORE THAN $50 DAMAGE


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