Juvenile Suspect Arrested After Stolen Vehicle Pursuit Ends in Crash in Fayette County

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The Fayette County Sheriff’s Patrol Unit received a notification this afternoon (March 11th) to be on the lookout for a stolen vehicle potentially involved in a carjacking in Dekalb County. Upon locating the vehicle, deputies attempted to conduct a traffic stop, but the driver chose to flee. The ensuing pursuit led through a residential neighborhood and ended when the suspect crashed into another vehicle at the intersection of Rahma Road and Redwine Road.

The juvenile suspect, armed with a gun, exited the stolen vehicle but surrendered quickly as deputies approached. He was taken into custody, with the incident now under investigation by the Dekalb County Police Department.

Sheriff Babb expressed gratitude to the deputies and the Fayetteville Police Department for their dedication in averting a potential escalation. Their teamwork and expertise ensured the situation was resolved smoothly, safeguarding the safety of Fayette County.