Man Flees from Newnan Officers After Short Car Chase

by Wes Mayer

Newnan Police are still looking for the driver of a vehicle who began a short car chase in the city Monday night and managed to escape on foot.

Around 11 p.m., Officer Christopher Robinson with the Newnan Police Department pulled behind a vehicle which rolled through a stop sign at the intersection of Spring and Perry streets. The vehicle then made a quick left from Perry onto Salbide Avenue, increased its speed, and a short chase ensued.

The driver later fled from the vehicle on foot, according to authorities, but the passengers were not so lucky.

For more on this story, look in Wednesday’s print and digital editions of The Newnan Times-Herald.



More Local

NFL pro Ogletree provides meals to families

Newnan native and professional football player Alec Ogletree visited Newnan on Tuesday to give back to his hometown in time for the holiday ... Read More


City of Grantville

Councilmen warned for conduct, comments

Two members of the Grantville City Council were served with a cease and desist letter prior to their meeting on Monday. The letter was serve ... Read More


City of Grantville

Grantville awards contract to Garcia

Four months after coming aboard as police chief of Grantville, Javier Garcia was awarded a contract on Monday. Garcia also is currently serv ... Read More


Caregiver arrested for stealing from elderly couple

A woman suspected of stealing both the identities and thousands of dollars from an elderly Sharpsburg couple was arrested over the weekend. ... Read More


Roommate arrested for assault

A Newnan man was arrested Friday after he allegedly assaulted and threatened his roommate for not paying his bills. About 12:20 p.m., Office ... Read More

Suspected marijuana dealer arrested

A man suspected of selling marijuana out of his home was arrested Friday following an investigation by the sheriff’s office’s c ... Read More