Update: Suspect identified in Lee Co. high-speed chase

Lee Co. high-speed chase ends in an arrest
Published: Jun. 26, 2022 at 6:55 PM EDT|Updated: Jun. 26, 2022 at 9:34 PM EDT
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ALBANY, Ga. (WALB) - A Lee County high-speed chase ended in an arrest on Sunday afternoon.

Peyton Lockwood, 26, was arrested following the chase.

The high-speed chase started in Lee County and ended in Albany.

According to the Lee County Sheriff’s Office, the chase started after a call before 2:30p.m.

The caller said a man was breaking into their home. This was after calls on Thursday and Friday with the same man showing suspicious behavior, according to deputies.

The chase ended less than an hour later near the Food Lion on the corner of Dawson Road and Stuart Avenue.

Lee Co. high-speed chase ends in an arrest
Lee Co. high-speed chase ends in an arrest

Officials said no one was hurt.

Lockwood is charged with obstruction, criminal attempt to commit burglary, miscellaneous traffic offenses and removal or attempt to remove firearm, chemical spray or baton from person acting within course of employment.

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