A routine traffic stop, shortly after 2:30 p.m. today in Allenhurst turned into a high-speed chase. The chase ended in Hinesville in a wreck.
According to Liberty County Sheriff’s Office, Chief Deputy Max Brown a driver was stopped at the intersection of Douglas and Dunlevie roads and the deputy requested his license.
Brown said the driver claimed not to have his license on him and gave the deputy a false name. However, when the deputy ran his name through central dispatch, the name he had provided had an arrest warrant out of Chatham County.
The deputy called for a backup unit. When additional units arrived the driver of the Chevy Avalanche decided to flee the scene leading law enforcement on a high-speed chase onto West Oglethorpe Highway and onto South Main.
When the driver turned onto Eunice Street, the lead deputy ended the chase by using the pursuit intervention technique (PIT) maneuver causing the vehicle to strike a fence before stopping.
When the driver was arrested following the accident, deputies were able to learn his actual name and discovered he had arrest warrants out of Glynn County.
He was identified as Charles Rayven Stanley.
Stanley is charged with fleeing or attempting to elude, criminal attempt to commit a misdemeanor, obstruction, failure to obey stop sign, failure to maintain lane, improper turn, possession of drug related objects, reckless driving, driving while license suspended and failure to use turn signal. His bond was set at $15,000. He is being held in the Liberty County jail. Brown did not say what the outstanding warrants were for.