BCSO pursuit nets four arrests: meth

By ALLEN MINCEY
Posted 11/7/17

The four people arrested Sunday following a short chase by personnel from the Bradley County Sheriff's Office reportedly possessed illegal narcotics, according to BCSO reports.Each of the four …

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BCSO pursuit nets four arrests: meth

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The four people arrested Sunday following a short chase by personnel from the Bradley County Sheriff's Office reportedly possessed illegal narcotics, according to BCSO reports.

Each of the four possessed meth for resale, according to the BCSO. They were identified as Christopher Graves, 27, Taylor Marie Jones, 20, Chad Coleman, 29, and Tyson Lynn Vaughn, 36. Along with the meth for resale possession charges, the four were also charged with felony possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of a firearm during the commission of a dangerous  felony.

As reported in Monday's edition of the Cleveland Daily Banner, the incident occurred Sunday evening on North Ocoee Street, when the suspects' vehicle did not stop for authorities. According to the BCSO, the traffic stop was for speeding.

The blue van driven by Graves continued on, until striking the rear of a patrol car, report said.

"While failing to stop for the deputy, a detective was able to position his vehicle in front of the van," according to the report. "Once the detective slowed down for a traffic light showing red, the van struck the rear of the detective’s vehicle which ended the brief pursuit.

The BCSO report stated that "a positive alert on the blue van by one of the agency’s K-9s led to the discovery of approximately  four  ounces of methamphetamine, two loaded handguns, multiple cellphones, and numerous items identified as drug paraphernalia."

The sheriff's office reports indicated that Coleman was previously convicted of violent felony in the state of Georgia, while Jones had  criminal warrant from Georgia,

Graves was also charged with felony evading arrest and reckless endangerment.

The BCSO noted that no one was injured in the incident.

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