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Arrest made in police chase where Polk PD officer was struck by train

January 14th, 2020 – 2:00 PM

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(Via WGAA) The suspect that was being pursued by Polk County Police Officer Andy Anderson, who was struck by a train in Rockmart, is now in the Polk County Jail.

According to Polk County Jail records, 18-year-old Jayden Willis Moates of a Litchfield St. address in Rockmart was arrested late Monday afternoon at the Nathan Dean Sports Complex in Rockmart.

Moates is charged with first-degree felony burglary and misdemeanor criminal trespass, with bond not yet set.

Officer Anderson was struck by a train while chasing Moates on foot on railroad tracks near College Street in Rockmart last week.

A female suspect, Nancie Borders of Rockmart, was jailed late last week and remains incarcerated with bond denied.

Borders faces charges of felony party to a crime, felony possession of methamphetamine, and misdemeanor possession of marijuana, criminal trespass, and probation violation.

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