BREAKING: Car chase ends in crash in Richmond County


AUGUSTA, Ga. (WJBF) – A car chase out of Taliaferro County has ended with an arrest in Richmond County.

The Taliaferro County Sheriff’s Office tells us the chase began just before 11:30 Thursday night, when deputies attempted to pull over Lavonte Justice for tinted windows in his car.

When the suspect refused to pull over, the pursuit then continued for about an hour.

The suspect crashed the vehicle on Sand Bar Ferry and Fairhope Road, in Augusta. Deputies say they found multiple drugs and a stolen firearm in the vehicle.

Justice is being held in the Wilkes County jail.

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