Attempted traffic stop turns into chase

AUGUSTA, GA (WFXG) - An attempted traffic stop turned into a chase Saturday afternoon.

The Richmond County Sheriff's Office said deputies attempted to stop a person driving a red Dodge at Richmond Hill Road and Windsor Spring Road. Instead, the driver sped off.

The truck when through a fence on the 19000 block of Gerald Drive East and during the chase, the driver threw something out of the car that the deputies have not found, according to police.

The driver is in custody.