Fort Payne PD discuss police chase
August 7, 2018
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Fort Payne PD discuss police chase

By Staff Reports

FORT PAYNE, Ala. — According to Fort Payne Police Chief Randy Bynum: On today’s date at 11:50am, a resident on Valley View Avenue reported a suspicious truck had backed into a neighbor’s driveway.

The neighbor described the suspect as a heavy white female that went into the carport and picked something up.  The neighbor said the suspect left after loading the item. The suspect’s vehicle was spotted by Officer Ray Morales and he attempted to stop the vehicle. The suspect’s vehicle did not stop and continued on Greenhill Blvd and then to Highway 11 north to outside the city limits.  Several police agencies joined in the pursuit that eventually crossed into the state of Georgia.

The suspect and vehicle were apprehended at the Dade County Courthouse square. Laura Leeann Wooten, 35 of Dekalb County, was taken into custody. More details will be released as the investigation continues.

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