High-speed chase leads man to Monroe County

Feb. 6, 2019

Posted: Feb. 6, 2019 7:23 PM
Updated: Feb. 7, 2019 9:23 AM

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is behind bars after a high-speed chase that started in hamilton alabama and ended in monroe county. lets go live to wayne hereford in aberdeen who has been following the story. thank you. sheriff cecil cantrell says that 30-year old james dean of aberdeen has a criminal history and was driving through hamilton with an expired tag when law enforcement officers there got on his trail. "they were going to stop him in hamilton,because the tag was out and sporadic driving." sheriff cecil can trell says james dean led officers on a high-speed chase that ran for some 70 miles or more. stand up..sheriff cantrell says this is the truck that dean used when he started off in hamilton alabama driving erattically and at very high speeds." "they were going to stop him in hamilton because the tag was out just sporadic driving.and he took off and tried to out run 'em." the chase ensued in hamilton alabama, winfield ,alabama and ultimately into monroe county. "we took up the chase coming into monroe county over in gattman on 278 east and we chased him and got him stopped.he took some side roads. we got him stopped up on trimble road." sheriff cantrell says that dean was driving wrecklessly at a high rate of speed at times over 90 miles per hour. he has a charge of fleeing among others and could face, the sheriff says, up top 20 years in prison as he does have a criminal history. reporting live from aberdeen i'm wayne hereford wtva nine
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