MT. JULIET, Tenn. (WKRN) — A suspect was taken into custody Saturday afternoon after leading police on multiple pursuits this weekend.
Mt. Juliet police reported a red Ford Mustang fled from officers and attempted to hit their vehicles twice. The pursuit went into Metro’s jurisdiction and police ended the chase.
On Saturday morning, a police officer spotted the vehicle again and it again fled, but police did not pursue it at that time.
Just before 4 p.m., an officer spotted the vehicle and it once again fled from police. The officer chased the vehicle and the suspect allegedly attempted to hit multiple officers during the chase.
The suspect hit two civilian vehicles but neither sustained major damage.
The suspect later hit a third civilian vehicle on I-65 North near mile marker 86, causing minor damage. The suspect then lost control of his car and crashed into a tree line.
Mt. Juliet police reported 22-year-old Nashville man Zairious Talley was taken into custody at the scene of the crash.
Talley was charged with three counts of Criminal Attempt of Aggravated Assault on a Law Enforcement Officer, two counts of Aggravated Assault on a Law Enforcement Officer, two counts Leaving the Scene of an Accident, two counts of Evading Arrest, Resisting Stop, Halt or Frisk, Reckless Endangerment and Reckless Driving.
The case is still under investigation.