Report: Man assaulted woman, fled from police

June 7, 2022–2:16 p.m.


A 41-year-old Lindale man is facing multiple charges in connection with a series of incidents that occurred back on May 22 and May 23.

According to Floyd County Jail records, Jason Carl Carter put his hands around a woman’s neck and squeezed before taking the victim’s 2011 Chevy Cruz.

Carter then fled from police, going more than 100 miles per hour in a 55-mile-per-hour zone.

He is charged with aggravated assault, theft by taking a motor vehicle, fleeing or attempting to elude, failure to maintain a lane, speeding, driving on the wrong side of the road, passing in a no-passing zone, and running a stop sign.

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