Douglas man wanted after February traffic stop

Douglas man wanted after February traffic stop
Justin Russ, 19, is wanted by the Douglas Police Department. (Source: Douglas PD's Facebook page)

DOUGLAS, GA (WALB) - Officials with the Douglas Police Department are searching for a man they say ran from police after a traffic stop.

According to Douglas PD, the Coffee County Heat Unit pulled over a car that was speeding through a neighborhood on February 8.

They found that Justin Russ, 19, was driving on a suspended license.

Officials said that Russ called his mother during the stop, and when he was told he was going to be arrested, he drove away.

Officers chased Russ until they determined that the way Russ was driving could pose a danger.

Anyone with any information that would assist in locating Justin Guy Russ is asked to contact the Douglas Police Dept. 912-384-2222, the Tips Line at 912-260-3600 or your local 911 center.

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