Multiple County Police Pursuit Ends with Man Facing Several Charges
Photo and story courtesy of Burt Staggs/ Tennessee River Valley News
September 28, 2023
A multi county pursuit ended in Lewis County after a 20 mile vehicle pursuit and a 100 yard foot chase.
Perry County Sheriff Nick Weems said that Perry County was notified by Lewis County that a Lewis County officer was in pursuit of a green Mitsubishi car, belonging to Justin Edwards, who had warrants for his arrest. Lewis County had terminated the pursuit on Hwy 48 at the county line.
Perry County Investigator Curt Mercer made contact with the vehicle on Hwy 13 near the Boyscout Camp Road, traveling north bound. Investigator Mercer and Deputy Alex Crowe then began pursuing the vehic...