Police: Hampton man arrested for allegedly running from police with six months pregnant girlfriend as passenger
A Hampton, TN is facing several charges after allegedly running from police with his pregnant girlfriend with him in the vehicle.
According to a Carter County Sheriff’s Office report, a deputy attempted to conduct a traffic stop Monday afternoon on Gary Fletcher, 37, on who had four warrants out of Carter County. The deputy said Fletcher drove off as he approached the vehicle, and Fletcher led chase into the woods. The deputy stated he hit Fletcher’s vehicle in a slow roll, then the suspect got out and tried to flee into the woods. He was captured shortly after, and then admitted to police that his girlfriend, who was with him during the chase, was six months pregnant.
Fletcher was charged with reckless endangerment, evading arrest by motor vehicle, driving on a revoked license, financial responsibility, and improper registration. He is currently in jail being held on a $56,000 bond.
Courtesy of Image: Carter County Jail