Grundy County charges driver with DUI after 13 mile chase

GRUETLI-LAAGER, Tennessee (WDEF) – Grundy County officers have charged a driver who led deputies on a 13 mile chase into Sequatchie County.

It happened just after midnight.

A deputy pulled over 32 year old James Randall Nunley near 52nd Avenue in Gruetli Laager.

He thought Nunley may have been drinking.

But when the deputy got out of his vehicle, the car sped off.

Ran along Highway 399 up the plateau into Sequatchie County.

In the Cherry Branch area, Nunley rammed the front of the deputy’s car and came to a stop.

Nunley was charged with reckless endangerment, evading arrest, driving on a revoked license, aggravated assault, DUI, violation of implied consent, reckless driving and open container.

Sheriff Clint Shrum stated, “No one was injured and our car sustained minor damage.”

Photo from Grundy Co. Sheriff’s Dept.

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