Monday morning, August 28, the Alma Police Department attempted to stop a vehicle for speeding through a school zone at twice the posted speed limit on GA HWY 32 E in front of the Bacon County Elementary School. The driver of the vehicle later identified as Hunter Taylor, 20 of Alma, led officers on a high-speed chase onto Bennett Still Hwy. Officers were able to bring the vehicle to a stop near Big Creek Church Rd, but Hunter fled into a wooded area.
Ware State Prison K-9 handlers tracked Taylor over an area covering four miles before bystanders informed law enforcement Hunter had been witnessed getting into another vehicle with an unknown person. Officers also discovered the vehicle Taylor was driving had been stolen from another Bacon County resident. Warrants have been obtained for Taylor for theft by receiving (felony), fleeing/attempting to elude (felony), driving on the wrong side of the roadway, reckless driving, driving w/ a suspended license, and speeding. If anyone knows of the whereabouts of Hunter Taylor please contact the Alma Police Department at 912-632-8751 or your local 911 center.
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