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Car Chase starts in Long County and ends in Glenville
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Last Thursday, a Long County man who had just been released on a $60,000 dollar bond led Long County Sheriff Department Deputy Shane Middleton on a chase that ended in Glenville.
According to Middleton, on July 31, Jeffery Lydell Nesby, who was being held on child molestation and sodomy charges, was released to his father Joe Nesby, after the elder Nesby posted his son’s bond. While Nesby’s father was driving him home, an argument between the two men began.  
Joe Nesby told Middleton that while the two were arguing, the Jeffrey Nesby attempted to get a shotgun from behind the seat of the truck, but the father stopped the truck and kept his son from getting the weapon. At this point, the younger Nesby stole the truck, and left his father on the side of Highway 301 at the 11-mile marker with the shotgun.
The Long County Sheriff’s Department then received a call about a man in the area with a shotgun. Middleton responded to the call, found Joe Nesby and picked him up.
Middleton said he and Joe Nesby unsuccessfully attempted to locate the truck and Jeffrey Nesby.  Middleton drove Joe Nesby home, and as he arrived at the residence on Ivey Durrence Road, he saw Jeffrey Nesby pulling the 1997 Ford F-150 into the driveway
Middleton said as he approached the vehicle, Nesby drove behind the house and back onto Ivey Durrence Road, driving in a reckless manor. Middleton pursued Nesby into Tattnall County.
When Nesby entered Glenville, Tattnall County Sheriff’s Department Deputy J. D. Ramsey entered the pursuit. At this point, Nesby lost control of the truck he was driving and exited the vehicle on foot. Middleton and Ramsey apprehended Nesby after Tasering the man to get him under control.
Nesby was placed in the Tattnall County jail, and charged with three counts of failing to yield at a stop sign, fleeing and attempting to elude a police officer, reckless driving and obstruction to an officer in performing his job.

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