May 18, 2022–8:22 a.m.
POLK COUNTY POLICE DEPARTMENT
A 41-year-old man is in custody after leading police on a chase in Polk County.
It all started around 11:30 p.m. Monday when the Rockmart Police Department attempted to conduct a traffic stop on a Kia Sedona on Highway 278 / Industrial Drive.
The vehicle failed to yield, and a vehicle pursuit began.
The vehicle pursuit continued to Highway 278 and came into the City of Cedartown.
Officers were able to set up Stinger Spike Strips at Highway 278 / Lindsey Chapel Road in an attempt to terminate the pursuit safely.
As the vehicle neared Highway 278 / Lindsey Chapel Road, the suspect vehicle struck the spike strips.
The vehicle, after hitting the strips, came to a stop near Cedartown High School.
The driver (identified as Vincent Sweeting) was taken into custody by the Rockmart Police Department without incident.