Wednesday, July 17, 2013 at 12:15 am (Updated: July 17, 1:02 am)
A Tellico Plains man wanted on 22 charges stemming from a police chase was arrested in Kingston late Sunday night.
The charges against Austin C. Burns included reckless endangerment, evading arrest, aggravated assault and leaving the scene of an accident.
“He stole a truck from his girlfriend’s mother,” Kingston Assistant Police Chief Gary Nelson said. “He ran from the deputies, ran from us, hit one of our cars, hit a van full of people up in Oak Ridge and then took off in the woods.”
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