Man arrested following a pursuit in Cartersville Monday

Tuesday, September 12, 2023–6:38 p.m.

-Cartersville Police Department News Release-

Elisha Lively

Cartersville Police were dispatched to Clearview Drive on Monday at around 7:22 a.m. in reference to a man holding his family at gunpoint.

It was then reported that the subject left the residence with multiple firearms.

Officers arrived and encountered Elisha Linley, who was inside a vehicle in the driveway.

Police say Linley refused to comply with the officer’s commands to exit the vehicle and fled from the residence.

Officers with the Cartersville Police Department pursued the vehicle until they were joined by deputies from the Bartow County Sheriff’s Office.

Deputies were able to utilize the P.I.T. maneuver at the I-75 southbound entrance ramp at mile marker 290.

Linley was taken into custody and charged with two counts of aggravated assault, two counts of false imprisonment, failure to maintain a lane, possession of a firearm during a felony, reckless driving, and fleeing or attempting to elude.

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