Georgia suspect leads police on high-speed chase over misunderstanding, wrecks motorcycle

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A Georgia man was precocious arrested aft constabulary said he led them connected a destructive, high-speed pursuit believing they had a warrant retired for him – moreover though they didn't.

Cornelia resident Codey Wayne Shoemake, 33, was charged pinch felony-level fleeing aliases attempting to elude a constabulary officer, according to FOX 5 Atlanta. He was besides charged pinch a reckless driving misdemeanor.

At 2:40 a.m. Saturday morning, a sheriff's lawman reportedly noticed Shoemake speeding connected Highway 365 in Baldwin pinch a "non-functional tag."

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When Shoemake noticed he was being followed by rule enforcement, he allegedly booked it.

The Habersham County Sheriff's Office told FOX 5 that nan fishy was driving arsenic accelerated arsenic 96 miles per hour.

During nan pursuit, Shoemake reportedly collapsed his Harley-Davidson motorcycle into a ditch and wrecked it.

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Authorities said that erstwhile they apprehended Shoemake, he told them he fled because he still had his ex-girlfriend's conveyance successful his possession. The fishy believed that rule enforcement was looking for him for that reason.

Shoemake was treated astatine Northeast Georgia Medical Center Gainesville earlier being processed into Habersham County Detention Center. According to FOX 5, he was released connected a enslaved of $3,720.

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Fox News Digital reached retired to nan Habersham County Sheriff's Office for much information.