On Sunday morning at 8:30, Department of Natural Resources Rangers attempted to stop individuals for hunting violations in Bartow County. The Rangers advised dispatch that occupants of a Ford Escape were fleeing from them. Rangers advised the Ford had rammed one of their vehicles in Bartow County while fleeing from them and that the occupants were armed with a rifle. A Georgia State Patrol trooper responded to assist the Rangers with their pursuit. The trooper performed the PIT Maneuver on Wayside Road South of Barnsley Garden Road and terminated the pursuit. The violators were transported to Cartersville Medical Center for non-life threatening injuries. The driver of the Ford, 56-year old Charles Autry of Calhoun, was intoxicated, found to be wanted for drug charges, and is a prior convicted felon. His passenger was 51-year-old Pamela Daniel of Adairsville.
Both Autry and Daniel received felony charges of Receipt, Possession or Transfer of Firearm by Convicted Felon or Felony First Offender and three statutes that will be added.
Autry received additional charges of aggravated assault, a felony charge of fleeing or attempting to elude a police officer, an extra charge of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, possession of marijuana less than one ounce, two counts of hit and run, and felony probation violation. He received numerous other traffic citations from the incident and is being held in the Bartow County Jail without bond. Daniel has a bond amount of $4,250.
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