FHP: Pursuit Begins in Madison, Ends in Leon County

By: Eyewitness News Email
By: Eyewitness News Email

Tallahassee, Florida - November 16, 2011 -

A pursuit from Madison County to Leon County ended on Carrin Drive in Tallahassee, according to a spokesperson with the Florida Highway Patrol.

The suspect, Keevis Dobson, was originally fleeing from the Madison County Sheriff's Office after a domestic dispute. FHP took over the chase and pursued the suspect until he reached Tallahassee.

When Dobson got too close to the city, FHP decided to end the pursuit. FHP troopers followed the suspect around the area of Apalachee Parkway before apprehending him.

Keevis Dobson, 24, was arrested.


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  • by mecq on Nov 17, 2011 at 11:45 AM
    The insurance companies are one of the largest Lobbyist on the hill. Therefore, a stolen car or the pursuit thereof is more important than human life. The owner of the car most surely has insurance; because the powerful insurance companies and the state of FL would suspend your Drivers Lic if you don't purchase their product.Chasing the suspect into a residental area is excessive force. Yet had the perp not been caught the Insurance Conglomorate would have to replace the stolen vehicle. That is the bottom line.....
  • by RikHavick Location: Madison on Nov 17, 2011 at 08:26 AM
    Were they running for election????
  • by eyewitness on Nov 17, 2011 at 07:47 AM
    The front of the car hit the pole hard and was indeed wrapped around the pole. Judging by the damage to the driveway masonry and the damage to the car, the ghettothughoodrat was going quite fast upon impact.
  • by Chuck Location: Tally on Nov 17, 2011 at 05:05 AM
    The photo appears to show the front of the car up against the pole, NOT wrapped around it as you suggest, so I don't understand your comment. What would that lend to this report(I assume that is what you are referring to since I know you don't have a copy of the crash report, which will show the car hit a pole)if the pic shows it hit a pole?
  • by WillW on Nov 17, 2011 at 03:16 AM
    The chase came through Waukeenah about 12-12:30. I was amazed at how fast it passed, they looked to be going well over 100 when went through the intersection. There 7-8 marked and unmarked FHP and Jefferson County deputies behind him. It is luck no one was hurt.
  • by ruff on Nov 17, 2011 at 01:34 AM
    He will face charges in Madison,Taylor,Jefferson, and Leon since he took that route to Tally doing speeds in excess of 100 mph. So felony eluding,auto theft,reckless and careless driving and domestic violence along with speeding and other charges pending are on his plate. I bet he didn't wake up and decide he was going to do this today.
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      by Anonymous on Nov 17, 2011 at 10:27 AM in reply to ruff
      He's been in trouble several times with the law in the past couple of years. This is his(thug) life.
  • by $$$$$$$$$$$$$$ Location: $$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$ on Nov 16, 2011 at 10:01 PM
    ho pe they were pulling him over for something bad. he could have killed someone.
  • by Anonymous Location: madison on Nov 16, 2011 at 09:13 PM
    Something needs to be done. A male attempted to steal my car Sunday at 9am when my husband busted him in the process however he fled and was not caught. Things are getting really bad around here now.
  • by Kay on Nov 16, 2011 at 08:03 PM
    How exactly does the report fail to mention the car wrapped around the light pole???
  • by Oh My!! on Nov 16, 2011 at 05:17 PM
    Seems like alot of criminal knotheads about lately. Murderers, robberies, grand thefts, pedophiles. Maybe laws are to easy and laxidaisy for criminals. Wish the lawmakers were tougher on them, guess thats our taxes are going for something else
    • reply
      by Anonymous on Nov 16, 2011 at 07:17 PM in reply to Oh My!!
      It's not the laws. If(as you say) the laws worked before, then it isn't the laws. It is the enforcement of the laws. This is not the lawmakers issue. This is a judicial issue.
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      by Wow on Nov 16, 2011 at 08:02 PM in reply to Oh My!!
      Oh, my! How your grammar and spelling doth suck!!!
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        by n/a on Nov 17, 2011 at 04:34 AM in reply to Wow
        that was my cousin sistr in law car so that but i still think he need 20 yers
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      by TallyChick on Nov 17, 2011 at 10:57 AM in reply to Oh My!!
      I don't think the laws are the problem. The law exist and there are there aren't enough officers around to catch every criminal in the act every time. The problem is with the PEOPLE who decide to break the laws! Blame them...punish them!!
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