Man Nearly Hits Deputy, Then Causes High-Speed Chase

By: Caroline Gonzmart Email
By: Caroline Gonzmart Email

Grady and Decatur County Sheriffs' Offices chased James Wright (6/4) after he nearly took out a deputy Saturday afternoon.

They say Wright hit speeds of over 100 miles an hour during the chase.

The Grady County Sheriff's Office says Wright stopped only after he lost control of his car and crashed off Highway 84 West.

He suffered only minor injuries and faces reckless driving and DUI charges.

A 'thanks' to our friends at BainbridgeGA.com who tipped us off on this story and got scene video.

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  • by Tom Location: TLH on Jun 6, 2011 at 05:58 PM
    Cornelius: It's "... hope dese cops be's happy. Dey put ..." Too bad "dey" didn't shoot your idiot cousin.
  • by unonimus Location: talahssee on Jun 6, 2011 at 11:00 AM
    So wat you cuzin be doing to hafta run ober da po-po fo?
  • by Anonymous on Jun 6, 2011 at 10:22 AM
    Which one is the DUMMY, Cornelius or his cousin??? Both sound like a D.A. to me!
  • by Chris Location: Tallahassee on Jun 6, 2011 at 10:08 AM
    True. Nearly running someone over - a deputy, no less - and then fleeing at fast, reckless speeds away from said deputy is clearly profiling. Good job.
  • by tom Location: lake park ga on Jun 6, 2011 at 04:22 AM
    yep profiling everybody that doing 100 that nite good job cops
  • by david Location: thomasville on Jun 5, 2011 at 06:52 PM
    all i have to say is: DUMMY !
  • by Cornelius Location: Bainbridge on Jun 5, 2011 at 05:35 PM
    I hope these cops is happy. They put lots of people in danger and now my cousin be hurt because they was profiling on him
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