Two Florida men on crime spree captured in Peachtree City, Georgia, after a high-speed, wrong-way police chase through a busy section of south metro Atlanta. Peachtree City Police Department explained that these individuals are part of a crime ring targeting "easy targets" in Georgia, particularly during spring break. Their journey often begins in Florida, moving north along interstate routes until their spree ends, and then they return south.
The crime spree
The men were reported by a witness breaking into cars at the Line Creek Nature Area on April 2, disrupting families enjoying their Sunday afternoon. When a police officer tried to pull over their Toyota Camry, they sped away, initiating a high-speed chase. At one point, the suspects drove the wrong way on State Road 54, reaching speeds of 85 mph through the GA 54 and GA 74 intersection - one of the busiest in the area.
Chase and apprehension
Police attempted to disable the suspects' car with a PIT maneuver, but it took two attempts before successfully stopping them. Both men, Anthony Dixon and Inisha Christopher, attempted to flee on foot but were quickly apprehended by officers.
Upon searching the suspects' car, police discovered a pile of stolen property, including purses, wallets, driver's licenses, identification cards, and debit cards. The men now face charges in LaGrange, Troup, and Coweta counties as well as Peachtree City, with nearly two dozen charges against them.
This harrowing incident serves as a reminder of the bravery and determination of our law enforcement officers, who put their lives on the line to protect our communities from criminals. Their swift and decisive action ensured that these dangerous criminals were brought to justice, preventing further harm to innocent citizens.