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Clay County Police Chase Ends in Georgia

Towns County sheriff Ken Henderson, left, discusses the chase with Clay County sheriff Bobby Deese. (Photo from TCSO Facebook)

Towns County Sheriff's Office

Press Release

On Tuesday afternoon at approximately 4:15 pm, the Clay County Sheriff’s Office was involved in a vehicle chase that entered Towns County on Hwy. 17S, turning westbound on Hwy. 76, then continuing right onto Crooked Creek Connector. The vehicle wrecked about ½ mile later, leaving the roadway in a curve. The perpetrator was uninjured, apprehended and arrested without incident.

During the chase, speeds reached in excess of 80 mph. The driver attempted to crash into Sheriff’s vehicles during the pursuit.

The Clay County Sheriff’s Office and Towns County Sheriff’s Office were assisted by North Carolina State Patrol as well as Georgia State Patrol.

Sheriff Ken Henderson stated he was pleased all agencies worked together to bring this chase to a safe conclusion with no one injured.

Michelle Lynn Dover, age 48 of Hayesville NC, was arrested and charged with DUI, 2 counts of Aggravated Assault, Felony Possession of Marijuana (½ lb), Possession with Intent to Distribute, Possession of Drug Related Objects, and multiple traffic charges.

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