Attempting to Elude Police
A Cherokee County man was booked into the Floyd County Jail late Wednesday on multiple charges after reportedly leading police on a pursuit in West Rome. According to jail records, Rickey Metcalf of an Armstrong Road address in Cedar Bluff, was clocked by police going more than 90-miles per hour on Redmond Circle. The officer then pursued the vehicle onto Huffaker Road, before taking Metcalf into custody on Technology Drive. Metcalf is charged possession of methamphetamine, possession of drug related objects, speeding, reckless driving, fleeing or attempting to elude police, and failure to maintain a single lane. He was also charged with failure to appear in court.