Three arrested after two separate high-speed pursuits

Published: Saturday, May 11, 2013 at 16:22 PM.

David Earl Blackmon, 42, of Dothan, was arrested after a high-speed chase in the early morning hours of May 9.

According to the report, deputies were responding to a call reporting a robbery and that the suspect took off in a Ford Mustang.

The deputies were on their way to the scene when they met the suspect’s car speeding west on State Road 90, according to the report.

The suspect then sped up to 120 miles per hour, turned off his headlights in an attempt to lose the deputies and lost control of his car when he tried to turn onto Tobe Rutherford Road, finally coming to a stop in the woods.

Blackmon then tried to get away on foot through the woods but was quickly caught.

While being escorted back to the vehicle, Blackmon shook off the deputies for another short run through the woods before being caught again, according to the report.

After deputies searched Blackmon, they found a large amount of cash, believed to belong to the victim, hidden in Blackmon’s crotch.



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