Wilson’s Mills PD Arrest Driver Following Brief Pursuit

WILSON’S MILLS – A Clayton man is facing several charges, including driving while impaired, after he reportedly tried to flee from Wilson’s Mills Police. 

On January 5 around 10:15pm, Chief A.Z. Williams said an officer attempted to initiate a traffic stop on a vehicle on Harrison Road for a driving violation.  The vehicle failed to stop and made a left turn onto Fire Department Road, fleeing officers at speeds in excess of 60 mph on Fire Department Road. 

Chief Williams said officers followed, passing Buffalo Road before the suspect vehicle eventually stopped when other Wilson’s Mills police officers assisted in the chase.

The suspect, James Michael Adams, was charged with felony fleeing to elude arrest, driving while impaired, having an open container, expired registration, and exceeding the posted speed limit.  The 39 year-old suspect was also served with an outstanding warrant for arrest for a domestic violence protective order violation.

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