Suspect in Custody Following Three County Chase


Suspect update:

A suspect is in custody following a multi-county chase which began in New Tazewell.

According to our TV News Partner, WVLT, Michael Braden, was charged with burglary, theft of property over $10,000, two counts of felony evading arrest, two counts of aggravated assault, reckless endangerment, driving on a revoked license, two counts of vandalism to government property.

Police attempted to stop his vehicle during the search for a stolen Ford-F150.

During the chase, police say Braden “intentionally rammed and wrecked” a Union County Deputy’s cruiser.

The chase went through Union, Claiborne and Knox counties ending in Corryton.

Photo courtesy of WVLT

Update:

A suspect is in custody following a chase that ended in Knox County. The Knox County Sheriff’s Office assisted in a pursuit with Union and Claiborne Counties. The pursuit ended on Graceland Road in the Corryton Community.

Original Story:

A suspect is in custody after a three-county chase that ended in Knox County at Emory Road and Clapps Chappel Road.

According to our TV News Partner, WVLT, the Knox County Sheriff’s Office says three counties were involved in the chase: Union, Claiborne and Knox. It is unclear exactly where the chase ended.

Photo courtesy of WVLT

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