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Man In Custody After Crashing Stolen Car During Short Pursuit

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Man In Custody After Crashing Stolen Car During Short Pursuit

CREATED Apr 25, 2014

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – A short pursuit of a stolen vehicle ended when the driver crashed into a stone wall at a home in Bordeaux.

Police charged 49-year-old Floyd Roe with his fourth DUI, implied consent, evading arrest, leaving the scene of an accident, and being a habitual offender.

A police affidavit said Roe was driving a stolen vehicle when they tried to pull him over on County Hospital Road on Wednesday night. He did not stop, and allegedly sped through intersection, ran stop signs, and drove at a high rate of speed.

Police said Roe eventually lost control of the vehicle on Courtney Avenue, and crashed into a stone wall off the roadway on private property.

Roe allegedly then got out of the car, and attempted to scale a wooden fence. He was then taken into custody, and taken to the hospital to be treated for injuries.

Roe’s driver’s license had been revoked due to previous DUI's His bond was set at $128,000.