NWGA Scanner | May 8th, 2022

Wanted felons found in possession of meth and counterfeit money after attempting to flee from Floyd County Police

According to a Floyd County Police Department incident report, On April 16th, 2022, at 2:50 AM, Officer Ribot and Officer R. Carrington were at the Exxon on GA 101 when they saw a black 2006 Chevy Silverado drive-by southbound. Officer Carrington reported, “In the passenger front seat, we saw Timothy Clayton Swann, 39, of Aragon. [I] knew that he had an active felony warrant through the Floyd County Sheriff’s Office. We activated the emergency equipment on our patrol vehicles and attempted to stop the vehicle and arrest Timothy. The driver started to pull over between Old Rockmart Road and Center Road. The driver then accelerated to avoid us. The driver then pulled over and stopped. We conducted a felony traffic stop and had the driver (Eric Shane Justice, 41, of Aragon) get out of the vehicle and walk to the rear of the vehicle.” Eric was then placed under arrest, and then Timothy. Eric advised he did not have a driver’s license and that they were suspended. According to the report, “Dispatch advised that Eric had a felony warrant out of the Haralson County Sheriff’s Office and that he had a suspended license. They also advised Timothy had one through the Floyd County Sheriff’s Office. While searching, Eric officers found meth and a small baggie with marijuana inside. Officer also located two counterfeit 100-dollar bills. Officer Carrington reported, “As we were waiting for the tow service, a burglary in-process call came out over the radio. [I] took Timothy out of Officer Ribot’s vehicle and placed him in the rear seat of mine.” Both Eric and Timothy were transported to the Floyd County Jail. Eric was charged with forgery – second-degree, fleeing or attempting to elude a police officer, driving while license suspended or revoked, possession and use of drug-related objects, and possession of methamphetamine.