CLEVELAND - A Gillsville man faces numerous charges after he led law enforcement officers on a chase covering three counties Monday night. <br />
White County Chief Deputy Bob Ingram said 41-year-old Richard Massey was spotted by a White County deputy driving with an altered license plate. <br />
Ingram said Massey, who was driving a Honda Accord, was pursued from White County into Hall and later Habersham County, where he was finally stopped. <br />
The suspect, according to Ingram, ran into the wood, but was captured a short time later.<br />
Ingram said the suspect resisted arrest and had to be pepper sprayed to enable officers to take him into custody. <br />
Massey faces a long list of charges, including driving with a suspended license, no insurance, altered license plate, fleeing, and possession of methamphetamine. <br />
He is being held in the White County Detention Center. <br />
White County officials report a happy ending to an incident involving a third grade student at White County Intermediate School. The student was placed on the wrong bus and got off at the wrong location late Tuesday and was the object of a small search.
The Gainesville Planning and Appeals Board Tuesday evening recommended for approval an annexation request that will allow for the construction of 60,000-square feet of office and warehouse space along White Sulphur Road at Navajo Circle.