A Cedartown resident has been arrested and faces multiple charges after urinating in a parking lot while naked and then fleeing from police.
Early Sunday morning, just after 3:00 am, an employee at the new McDonald’s restaurant in Cedartown called Polk County 911 to report trouble with a person. The employee stated that a person in a white four door car was urinating in the parking lot at the drive thru.
When the employee looked at the camera, the person, described as a female was not wearing any clothes and there were two females in the car.
Cedartown police were dispatched to the scene. The suspect gave chase and took off towards North Main Street in Cedartown, the suspect led police past the Dollar General Market toward town. Police advised they would try to set up a spike strip.
The suspect turned onto West John Hand toward Cave Springs Road. The officer following the vehicle described the car as a white Chevrolet with a “Car Store” drive out tag.
The vehicle turned southbound on College Street, passed Mundy’s Lake and continuing southbound on College Street. As the vehicle approached West Avenue, the officer in pursuit advised that speeds were in excess of 80 miles per hour.
At that point, he was advised to cancel the pursuit.
As police cancelled the pursuit, the officer behind the vehicle reported that two black females had bailed out of the car and ran on foot headed southbound on College Street.
Cedartown police managed to catch up with one of the females on South College Street. EMS Station 3 was dispatched to the Board of Education on South College Street at the request of Cedartown police to check out the 18 year old female that was complaining of neck pains.
The driver of the vehicle managed to elude police at that time. Cedartown police ran the VIN number of the vehicle and it came back as a white 2005 Chevrolet Classic. A wrecker was requested to tow away the vehicle
On Tuesday, August 22, 2011, Cedartown police arrested the driver of the vehicle.
Daniel Tyrese Washington, age 23, of 216 Cobb Street in Cedartown was arrested by Cedartown police and charged with:
- 4 counts of speeding
- 3 counts of failure to obey traffic control device
- unlawful use of central lane
- reckless driving
- resisting arrest
- no drivers license
- super speeder,
- fleeing/attempting to elude
- public indecency
- 2 counts stop sign violation
- failure to maintain lane,
- driving on the wrong side of the road
Washington listed his gender as “male” during the book-in process.
Arrest reports for Polk County, Georgia do not reflect the guilt or innocence of the individuals listed. All parties are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Not every arrest/charge leads to a conviction. A conviction or acquittal is determined by the court system.
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