Shoplifting suspect sends Bibb deputies on high speed chase

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – Bibb County Sheriff’s deputies made an arrest after a shoplifting incident at the Walmart on Harrison Road around 2:30 a.m. Wednesday.

Deputies found the vehicle of 27-year-old Christopher Cornelius at Eisenhower Parkway and Pio Nono Avenue.

Cornelius led deputies on a high speed chase that ended on Hines Terrace after he hit a park car. He exited the vehicle and sent deputies on a foot pursuit before he was caught.

Cornelius was also involved in a previous shoplifting incident at the same location. He was arrested and charged with theft by shoplifting, willful obstruction of a law enforcement officer, fleeing or attempting to elude a police officer for a felony offense, criminal damage to property, multiple traffic offenses, aggressive driving, burglary and a probation violation.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office at 478-751-7500.

Categories: Bibb County, Local News

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