Habersham officials seek man involved in Jan. 2 chase

By Rob Moore Reporter
Posted 3:03PM on Tuesday 10th January 2017 ( 1 year ago )

CLARKESVILLE — Habersham County Sheriff's Office officials are seeking the public's help locating a man they say led deputies on a motor vehicle chase in the Cornelia area on Jan. 2.

That pursuit involved a black Dodge Ram, and the male driver fled from the vehicle and eluded capture.

The passenger, Heather Ann Cornelius, was arrested that night and charged with first-degree burglary, second-degree burglary, obstructing or hindering law enforcement officers, and giving false name, address or date of birth to law enforcement officer.

"The Habersham County Sheriff's Office has identified the driver of the black Dodge as 30-year-old Steven Anthony Bass of Cornelia," said Lt. Matt Wurtz on Tuesday.

Bass is described as a white male, 6-foot-1, 200 pounds, with brown hair and hazel eyes. He has a tattoo on the right side of his face around his eye and cheek area.

Bass is facing charges in Habersham County in connection with the chase, including fleeing and attempting to elude and obstruction of an officer.

Anyone with information concerning the location of Bass is asked to contact the Habersham County Sheriff's Office at (706) 839-0500 or Habersham County Dispatch at (706) 778-3911.

Steven Anthony Bass is wanted by the Habersham County Sheriff's Office in connection with a vehicle chase on Jan. 2.
Heather Ann Cornelius was arrested following a police chase in the Cornelia area Jan. 2. She was the passenger in a black Dodge Ram officers now say was driven by Steven Anthony Bass, who remains at large.

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