Wait For It! Dash Cam Police High Speed Chase. Forsyth County Sheriff's Office. March 25-2022



The Forsyth County Sheriff's Office released dash cam of a pursuit that occurred on March 25th, a little after 2 AM, a deputy was on GA400 Southbound near exit 13 when he came upon a vehicle with a strong odor of marijuana emanating from it. The deputy ran the tag and learned it had no valid insurance. The deputy attempted to pull the vehicle over, but the driver refused to stop and fled on GA400 Southbound at speeds in excess of 120mph. Additional deputies successfully deployed stop sticks causing all four tires to go flat. The driver attempted to flee on foot but was pulled off a concrete center median and placed in handcuffs.
“I relied on my training and in being in pursuits before. Our training division does a good job preparing us for incidents like this,” said Forsyth Deputy First Class Enrique Escolano.
“That’s right up there with the most memorable for sure. You don’t encounter stops like that every day, and to finish on the right side of the law and get that stuff off the streets, it made me feel really good. This is our community. This is where we raise our families.” said Escolano.
The driver, 37-year-old Demetris Clay of Atlanta, was arrested and charged with:
* Possession of Cocaine with Intent to Distribute
* Possession of MDMA with Intent to Distribute
* Possession of Heroin with Intent to Distribute
* Possession of Methamphetamine with Intent to Distribute
* Possession of THC with Intent to Distribute
* Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Distribute
*Possession of Drug-Related Items
*Possession of a Fire Arm During the Commission of a Felony
* Fleeing/Attempting to Elude
* Reckless Driving
*Failure to Maintain Insurance
He also had Identifications in fraudulent IDs and credit cards in the vehicle so he was charged with:
* Forgery 2nd Degree
* Identity Fraud