Brief Pursuit on County Road 103 results in arrest...



According to Sheriff Jeff Shaver, Cherokee County investigators were involved in a brief pursuit on County Road 103 on Thursday morning that resulted the arrest of John C. Hunter, 38 of Valley Head. Hunter refused to stop and then wrecked in the Cloudland community. After the wreck, the suspect was being transported to the hospital in Fort Payne when he jumped out of an ambulance. He was later apprehended by DeKalb County deputies and transported to the Cherokee County Detention Center on charges of attempting to elude, unlawful possession of a controlled substance, and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia.