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HCSO Involved in High-Speed Pursuit, Motorcyclist Arrested


For Immediate Release: May 8, 2024

HCSO Involved in High-Speed Pursuit, Motorcyclist Arrested

Hamilton County, TN – On May 7th, 2024, at approximately 6 am, a Hamilton County Sheriff’s Deputy observed a motorcycle traveling in excess of 100 mph along Highway 27. The HCSO Deputy attempted to initiate a traffic stop and a pursuit ensued as the suspect continued to flee at a high rate of speed.

The suspect began to operate their motorcycle recklessly, making aggressive lane changes and causing other vehicles on the roadway to swerve to avoid potential collisions. The suspect eventually exited Highway 27 at Manufacturers Road, ultimately turning into the Astec Industries parking lot.

After a brief search, the suspect was located inside the office building at the location where they worked and taken into custody before being transported to the Hamilton County Jail without further incident.

The suspect, Nicholas Mullins, is being charged with the following:

- Felony Evading

- Reckless Endangerment

- Speeding

No further information is available at this time.

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