WCSO Alerts: High speed chase ends in arrests, drug charges

Walton County Sheriff’s Office reported the following Community Alerts for Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017. Please note an arrest or charge does not constitute a conviction.

Thursday, August 24, 2017


Agency Assist- Deputies responded to the area of Mount Vernon Road to assist Monroe Police Department and Georgia State Patrol with a vehicle pursuit following an attempted traffic stop by Monroe Police Department. Vehicle chase ended in the area of Lee Peters Road and arrests were made by Monroe Police Department. MPD reported that  driver was Iteego Murphy 36, out of Atlanta and the passenger was identified as Jeffrey Wall 34, out of Decatur. Charges include Violation of the Georgia Controlled Substance Act, Open Container, Felony Fleeing and attempting to elude & several other traffic charges from the pursuit. Several citizens reported seeing objects being thrown from the vehicle. A check of the area revealed a stolen gun from Valdosta, GA. Additional charges are pending.


Vehicle Accident- Deputies responded to a single vehicle accident in the area of Michael Etchison Road. No injuries reported. Walton County Sheriff’s Office worked the scene of the accident.


Nothing Reported.


Nothing Reported.


Arrest- Travis Brown was arrested at a residence in the area of Mount Vernon Road for an outstanding Probation Violation warrant out of Walton County.


Safety Check – Walton County deputies conducted a safety check on Piney Grove Road at Summit Court. Deputies checked for the required driving criteria:  valid driver’s license, vehicle registration and insurance. No arrest or citations in reference to this safety check.


Theft- Deputies took a report at a residence in the area of Victoria Park Drive in Victoria Park Subdivision in reference to an unknown individual stealing items from complainants residence sometime in the night time hours.


Arrest- Janis Jackson was arrested at a residence in the area of Valley Drive for an outstanding warrant out of Sandy Springs Police Department.

Suspicious Vehicle- Deputies responded to a convenient store in the area of Highway 81 in reference to an unknown unoccupied vehicle on location after hours. Everything appeared to be okay.

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