GSP: Woodstock Man Leads Cops on Chase Through Bartow, Crashes in Cobb

Winston Keith Wiggins, 45, of Woodstock, faces DUI, fleeing and eluding police, speeding and aggravated assault charges after allegedly running a Bartow County road block.

Authorities say a Woodstock man ran a road block Saturday night in Bartow County, leading officers on chase that ended in a crash in Cobb County.

Georgia State Patrol spokesman Gordy Wright said Winston Keith Wiggins, 45, was arrested after he allegedly failed to stop at Old Alabama and Bates roads near Emerson where troopers and Bartow County Sheriff's Office deputies were conducting a license check.

The Nissan Titan he was driving crashed on Interstate 75 at Canton Road in Cobb County after authorities attempted a traffic stop, Wright added.

Wiggins faces a number of charges, including felony fleeing and attempting to elude, DUI, two counts of aggravated assault on a law enforcement officer, reckless driving and speeding—120 mph in a 70 mph zone.

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D.B. McCoy January 29, 2013 at 01:09 AM
I would loved to have been in the middle of that!!!


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