FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga — A Forsyth County deputy trying to stop a vehicle because of dim headlights got caught in a high-speed chase with a driver in a sports car on Dec. 17.
According to a Facebook post from the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Department, the driver of a sports car was driving 70 miles per hour in a 35-mph zone and accelerating the car until it eventually reached speeds in excess of 100 miles per hour in an attempt to evade officers .
As the deputy approached, the driver identified himself as 22-year-old Islam Aslanov of Cumming. started to accelerate.
The deputy called the crews on his radio. Eventually, another deputy managed to get behind the car on GA 400 South, where he stopped the suspect speeding 144 mph.
Aslanov pulled off McFarland Parkway where a third deputy was able to get behind the car and eventually performed a PIT maneuver, disabling the car and arresting Aslanov.
The deputy hit the back of Aslanov’s car, causing the car to stop.
Aslanov was accused of trying to escape, speeding, reckless driving and not dimming the lights
When asked why he fled the stop, Aslanov said he freaked out when he saw the deputy behind him.
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