Man charged in December law enforcement pursuit

January 31, 2021–6:00 p.m.


A 21-year old Tallapoosa man has been arrested in connection with a pursuit that occurred back on December 20.

According to Floyd County Jail records, Christian Isaac Gerlach fled from a traffic stop on Highway 27 North at Old Summerville Road.

A Georgia State Trooper had stopped Gerlach’s vehicle for a tail light being out.

Gerlach’s Chevy Cobalt was closed going 120 miles per hour in a 55 mile per hour zone.

He also ran a stop sign and three red lights.

He is charged with numerous traffic violations as well as fleeing or attempting to elude, hit and run, altering a license plate, and driving an unregistered vehicle.

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