Hamilton County Sheriff’s Deputies arrest Danny Lee White for Suck Creek police chase

HAMILTON COUNTY, Tenn. (WDEF) – Hamilton County Sheriff’s Deputies announce the arrest of 38-year-old Danny Lee White for the a police pursuit up Suck Creek Mountain and several side roads in between.

It all started when deputies noticed a vehicle on Signal Mountain Road that took off at a high rate of speed after White saw a law enforcement patrol vehicle.

Deputies pursued White were lead to the top of Suck Creek Mountain.

Once atop the mountain, the vehicle then turned around and proceeded back down the mountain where he turned onto River Canyon Road, headed towards Marion County. The vehicle then, once again, turned around, and headed back toward Suck Creek Road.

As the vehicle headed back down River Canyon Road, deputies ahead of the vehicle deployed spike strips and effectively disabled three of the four tires and caused the vehicle to come to rest. The officers were then able to place White into custody without incident.

Deputies say White has an extensive record and will be charged with driving on a revoked license, reckless driving, and evading arrest.

Pending the outcome of the investigation, more charges may be filed.

Categories: Crime, Hamilton County

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