La Vergne police make arrests after lengthy pursuit

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RUTHERFORD COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) — Two people are in custody after a lengthy pursuit Wednesday morning from La Vergne into a rural part of Murfreesboro.

La Vergne police said officers tried to pull over 45-year old Christopher McMahan as he was driving along Taylor Drive.

Christopher McMahan (Courtesy: La Vergne Police Department)

McMahan reportedly led officers on a chase through Smyrna and Murfreesboro, before stopping in front of his home on Cranon Road in Murfreesboro.

He was arrested, along with his 49-year-old passenger, Donna Shelton.

Donna Shelton (Courtesy: La Vergne Police Department)

McMahan, who has previously been arrested 33 times, was charged with felony evading, two counts of felony reckless endangerment, criminal simulation, drug paraphernalia, driving on a revoked license, misuse of registration and felony warrant service.

He also had an active warrant for aggravated assault out of Rutherford County.

Shelton was charged with resisting stop, frisk, halt, arrest or search.

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