The deputy met with a male suspect who said while inside he heard dogs fighting. He said he exited the residence and saw his dog, which was chained up and another dog, not chained up fighting. The owner of the other dog attempted to break up the fight but couldn't. The suspect said he then retrieved his gun and fired three shots into his yard causing the dog to stop fighting.
Scared driver attempts
to elude deputy
A man who led a Bartow County deputy on a a 80 mile per hour chase said he was afraid.
On Tuesday morning the deputy was patrolling the area of North Tennessee St. when he observed a vehicle go on the ramp to Highway 41 north bound at a high rate of speed running off the roadway and back on.
The officer attempted to catch the vehicle. He initiated emergency lights and sirens, the vehicle turned into Quik Trip slowing down to 15 miles per hour before accelerating and taking off onto Grassdale Road.
The deputy finally caught up with the suspect in the Camden Woods Subdivision, the suspect, later identified as Luis Tellez, stated "I'm sorry I was scared." Two other passengers fled on foot from the passenger side of the vehicle. The deputy stated he smelled a strong odor of alcohol coming from Tellez. He was arrested and charged with attempting to elude, driving under the influence, reckless driving, among other charges.