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The Great Smoky Mountain Journal

Source:  WATE

Posted: Tuesday, January 01, 2019 02:23 PM

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Four Arrested After Three-County Police Chase Ends In Grainger County

RUTLEDGE - Four people were taken into custody after a three-county police chase Thursday afternoon that ended in Grainger County.

The Hancock County sheriff says two men and two women were arrested after the chase that started in Hancock County, went through Claiborne County and then in to Grainger. The suspects are reported to have stolen a motorcycle and pickup truck in Hancock County before ditching them and taking off in another vehicle.

They were stopped on Highway 11W near Grainger County High School.

Deputies from Hancock, Claiborne and Grainger counties were involved, as were the Tennessee Highway Patrol and Bean Station police.