NWGA Scanner | June 13th, 2021

Michigan teen arrested after driving reckless at 112 mph on I-75 in Whitfield County

According to a Whitfield County Sheriff’s Office incident report, on June 9th, 2021, at around 2:19 AM, Deputy Figg was working traffic on I-75 at the 324 cut-through. According to the report, “While working traffic Deputy Figg observed a vehicle (2021 Jeep Cherokee) traveling north on I-75 in the left lane traveling at a very high rate of speed. Deputy Figg checked the vehicle on LASER, SRN 14482, the vehicle registered 101 MPH in a posted 70 MPH Zone. Deputy Figg pulled out to conduct a traffic stop on the vehicle. As Deputy Figg caught up with the vehicle, the vehicle had sped up to 112 MPH in a Posted 70 MPH Zone. Deputy Figg paced the vehicle from the 325-mile marker to just south of the 326-mile marker. The vehicle maintained its speed of 112 MPH in a posted 70 MPH Zone.” The deputy conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle and made contact with the driver, identified as Bryanna Mendoza, 19, of Michigan. Bryanna was taken into custody for speeding as well as reckless driving. Bryanna was transported to the Whitfield County Jail charged with speeding and reckless driving. According to the report, “While speaking with Bryanna, Deputy Figg asked if she did not see him pull out. Bryanna stated she did but thought it was just a charger, not a police vehicle.”