High-Speed Chase on I-20

A man accused of leading police on a high-speed chase along Interstate 20 is in custody in Cleburne County. Law enforcement officers caught up with Johnny Cable in Cleburne County.

It all started along I-20 East in Birmingham this afternoon. Birmingham police say they arrested Cable and two other people on drug charges. Officers say they placed Cable in the back of an unmarked police SUV. The suspect managed to get into the front seat and drive away- with the blue lights still flashing.Birmingham police called off the chase near Leeds due to safety concerns, but State Troopers and officers along I-20 continued looking for the suspect. ALEA officers and Cleburne County deputies say they arrested Cable in some woods near a home in Cleburne County a short time later.


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