An Alabama man led numerous law enforcement officers on a high-speed chase Saturday evening that ended in Fayetteville.
According to a spokesperson from the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department, deputies with the Madison County Sheriff’s Department were pursuing James Aaron Smith, 50, of New Market, Ala., along Huntsville Highway.
The vehicle was spotted by Lincoln County Sheriff’s deputies near Old Huntsville Road. Several deputies made contact with the vehicle and attempted to stop the man, who was traveling at speeds of almost 100 m.p.h. in a 55 m.p.h. zone, authorities said.
Tennessee Highway Patrol got involved in the pursuit, and the vehicle came to a halt in Fayetteville.
No injuries were reported, according to the sheriff’s department.
Smith, of 127 Knoles Road, New Market, Ala., was charged with DUI, eight counts of reckless endangerment, possession of drug paraphernalia, simple possession of a schedule VI drug, simple possession of a schedule II drug and evading arrest.
He was held at the Lincoln County Jail on $93,500 bond. Deputy David Houk made the arrest.