A high-speed chase ended in a crash and tasering on Georgia 400 Friday morning.

The chase began in Roswell and ended in Buckhead after police said the suspect had stolen a Toyota Tundra truck.

According to Roswell Police, a suspicious male was seen attempting to enter a vehicle in the River Oak subdivision. When officers arrived they saw a pickup truck quickly leave the neighborhood and officers pursued it.

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When they ran the tag on the truck, it came back as stolen. Officers attempted a traffic stop but the suspect fled.


Roswell police lost sight of the suspect and alerted the Georgia State Patrol at around 2:21 a.m.

Minutes later, a trooper saw the truck traveling South on Georgia 400, it was "already traveling close to 100 mph before he tried to stop it," Sgt. First Class John Cronin said.

The trooper tried to pull the truck over and the chase led into Buckhead. The driver exited GA 400 onto Sydney Marcus Boulevard where he crashed into another vehicle. He kept driving and headed north on Buford Highway towards Lenox Road where he made a turn onto a side street, ditched the vehicle and attempted to flee on foot.


As the suspect was trying to climb over an iron rod fence, officers deployed tasers and the suspect got stuck on the fence.

He was arrested and taken into custody. Roswell Police Department is processing the vehicle and said they believe the suspect is responsible for a slew of car break-ins in their jurisdiction.

Roswell PD also revealed that there were several stolen items located from inside of the truck from out of Cobb County.

Charges are pending with both the Roswell Police Department and the Georgia State Patrol for the alleged vehicle theft and the crash.