Search Continues for Man Who Fled Elbert County Sheriff’s Deputies

November 27, 2013

A verbal dispute late last week, turns into a bit of a chase for deputies with the Elbert County Sheriff’s Office.

On Friday, a deputy responded to a call on Campbell Street Extension about a dispute between two men, one of which was identified as Byron Terrell Arnold.

A short time later, the deputy noticed a blue colored Pontiac being driven by Arnold, which was previously noticed at the residence, previously responded to.

A traffic stop was attempted to no avail, as the suspect sped up and fled down Old Middleton Road, then onto Martin Grove Road, which shortly after resulted in the vehicle striking a stop sign.

Arnold fled on foot and was able to get away from law enforcement officers.

Warrants have been issued on the following counts; Fleeing or Attempting to Elude, Felony Theft by Taking, Failure to Maintain Lane, Reckless Driving, Driving While Unlicensed, Misdemeanor Obstruction, Hit and Run, and Failure to Obey Stop Signs or Control Devices.

At this time the search continues for Arnold, if anyone has any information as to his whereabouts, they can contact the Elbert County Sheriff’s Office at (706) 283-2421.