High Speed Chase Ends in Calhoun County


A high speed chase that began in Etowah County came to an end on Highway 431 in Anniston and fortunately, no one was injured. The suspect has been taken into custody and all northbound lanes on Highway 431 are no open.

According to Calhoun County Sheriff Matthew Wade, Dustin Strong has been arrested after leading police on a dangerous chase through Etowah County and into Calhoun. Although it is still unclear why Strong was attempting to run from police, Sheriff Wade says deputies joined the chase near the Wellington area.

Law enforcement officials were unsuccessful at stopping Strong’s vehicle with stop sticks but were fortunate to still have the odds in their favor. Sheriff Wade says he’s thankful for the outcome from this dangerous situation. Dustin Strong is currently being held in the Calhoun County Jail.

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