Police said Shonda Kaye Chenevert, 32, hit a telephone pole in the 400 block of Country Club Drive on Sunday afternoon and then headed toward LaGrange College. Officers caught up with her near the intersection of Vernon Road and Vernon Street. The Tahoe then hit a guard rail and went down an embankment.
Chenevert was airlifted to Columbus
On Saturday, police had charged Chenevert with possession of dangerous drugs after an officer found her in the 300 block of New Franklin Road with Percocet and computer keyboard duster, commonly used as an inhalant.
Chase ends in crash
Spencer Rashad Hood, 20, of Lanett, Ala., was flown to Columbus Regional Medical Center after wrecking his car early Sunday morning at Hamilton and Bartley roads while being pursued by LaGrange police.
A condition report was not immediately available, but Hood was conscious and alert at the scene.
Hood’s 1998 Mercury Grand Marquis reached speeds “well in excess of 100 mph” before it struck a magnolia tree, Troup County sheriff’s deputies said. Further details were not available today.
Three accused of meth possession
LaGrange police charged a man, his son and a woman with methamphetamine possession after searching a room at 100 Hill St. on Sunday.
Karl Lee Toney, 47, his son Cody Lee Toney, 19, and Ginny Rebecca Guenther were charged after police received information of alleged drug activity in the room. A search turned up the drug and several syringes and other drug-related items.
— LaGrange police charged Reginald Billingslea, 55, with burglary after he allegedly broke through the floor of Super Sonic Car Wash at 280 Morgan St. and took $43, which he used to buy crack.
— Sheriff’s deputies arrested Michael Alan Williams, 50, of Jim Turner Road and Jim Franklin Oliver, 50, of Warner Road on charges of felony attempted theft and criminal trespass.
— A woman said someone damaged the driver’s-side fender on her 1998 Honda Accord, causing more than $500 in damage.
— A Harwell Avenue resident said someone broke into a shed behind his house and poured water on a Sony CD player, Pioneer stereo and two speakers. The items are valued at $390.
— A fire reported at 8:10 p.m. Friday caused an estimated $70,000 damage at the home of Katie Powell at 1200 Park Ave.
The fire started from an electrical malfunction in the breaker box and caused extensive damage to the rear of the structure.
— A suspicious fire reported at 1:56 a.m. today destroyed a vacant house with no utilities in the 400 block of Cooley Road. The house was in flames when firefighters arrived, and no cause or origin had been determined.
Firefighters were told the house was owned by a bank in Atlanta.
— A 54-inch flat-screen television and a PlayStation 3 were taken from a Swanson Street house Sunday.
— A Smoot Street resident said an intruder broke into his house by shattering a window. Nothing was missing, but blood was left at the scene, which was collected by police.
— A $380 T-Mobile cell phone was taken from the 200 block of Brown Street.
— A Borton Street resident said a man she knows took $500 from her.
— A refrigerator, and a washer and dryer worth a combined $1,200 were stolen in a burglary in the 600 block of Patillo Road.
— A pull-behind camper, propane tank, ceramic bird bath and two old English bells were stolen from a residence in the 600 block of Tin Bridge Road.
— A generator and weed trimmer were stolen from a residence in the 1100 block of Priddy Road.
— Sheriff’s deputy Richard Moon recovered several pieces of jewelry on the side of Interstate 185, including two pendants, earrings and a class ring.
A Douglasville man was southbound on Interstate 185 about 8:30 p.m. Saturday when someone threw an object from the overpass on Oak Grove Road, shattering his windshield. A state trooper said he has investigated similar incidents at that location. Rocks were found on the roadway directly under the overpass.
A large crowd gathered Sunday afternoon at Clark Access off New Franklin Road after an Atlanta man’s truck and boat trailer rolled into the water and completely submerged.
The man said he was trying to launch his boat when he slipped on a rock while getting back into his truck. He grabbed the gear shifter and fell out of the 2005 Dodge Ramp pickup, which rolled backward into the water. Crowder’s Auto Repair and Towing came to the rescue.
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