DOUGLAS, GA (WALB) - A Coffee County man accused of leading an officer on a high-speed chase is no longer on the run.
19-year-old Justin Russ of Coffee County was arrested last Thursday.
Back in February, police say he sped off from a traffic stop leading a Douglas Coffee County Heat officer on a dangerous chase that the officer had to back off of for safety concerns.
Officers say during the stop, Russ attempted to call his mom before driving off. He's being held on multiple charges including fleeing and attempting to elude, obstruction, reckless driving, and driving on a suspended license..
During the stop police say Russ tried to call his mom, and when the officer asked him to step out of the car, he sped off.
They were looking for Russ in the Ambrose, Nicholls, and West Green areas of Coffee County.