Ocilla chase suspect surrenders

Ocilla chase suspect surrenders

OCILLA, GA (WALB) - Ocilla Police were looking for Lee Tyrell Tawzer after he led them on a chase and got away around 10:30 Monday night. Ocilla Police Detective Ashley Jones says he turned himself in at their HQ at 1:00 Thursday.

Officers stopped Tawzer  outside G & G Food Mart on South Irwin Avenue, but he sped off going south on US 129 into Berrien County.

His vehicle slid down an embankment near the Alapaha River, and Tawzer then ran away.

He is charged with Fleeing/Attempting to Elude, a felony, and Driving with a Suspended License.

Tawzer bond as denied by the Irwin County Magistrate Court. Mr Tawzer is currently being housed at the Irwin County Detention Center.

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