Man in involved in two-county chase at speeds up to 100-mph faces multiple changes

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ANDERSON COUNTY, Tenn. (WATE) – A man involve din a case across two counties at speeds reaching 100 mph has been charged with multiple offenses by the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office.

Charges are also pending in Knox County.

James Clarence Whtie has been charged with evading arrest, reckless endangerment, possession of a firearm in the commission of a felony, and unlawful to go armed,

Deputies believe the chase started in the Karns area of Knox County and ended near the intersection of Lonesome Dove Road and Clinton Highway when White’s car crashed into a tree.

A handgun was located at the scene by a Knox County Sheriff’s Office K-9 unit.

The Anderson County Sheriff’s Office got involved after a call around 11 a.m. about a man chasing another vehicle and shooting at it. The chase began as a domestic incident in Karns, the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office said.

James C. White.

Once Anderson County deputies joined the chase, the driver crashed his car and fled on foot at Lonesome Dove Road and Clinton Highway. Deputies were able to apprehend him.

This is a developing story and it will be updated as we learn additional information.


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