A 19-year-old Macon man led Macon police and Bibb County deputies on a chase early Thursday morning that resulted in two car crashes and three patrol vehicles being damaged.
Macon police alerted deputies that they were chasing a vehicle stolen in Bibb County at about 1:11 a.m. and asked for help, said Sgt. Sean DeFoe, sheriff’s office spokesman.
Akeem Rashad Pennyman, of Spencer Circle, reached a top speed of 80 mph during the chase that passed through south Macon and ended when Pennyman crashed into a deputy’s patrol car at the intersection of Eisenhower Parkway and Oglesby Place, DeFoe said.
Pennyman then led deputies on a short foot chase afterwhich he was Tased and handcuffed, DeFoe said.
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He is charged with interfering with government property, theft by receiving auto, giving a false name, speeding, driving without a license on his person, reckless driving and obstruction, according to the sheriff’s office.