Overnight Monday, the Grundy County Sheriff’s Office arrested James Randall Nunley (32), after a 13 mile chase that ended in Sequatchie County. Sheriff Clint Shrum explained that around 12:30 a.m., a deputy conducted a traffic stop on suspicion of impaired driving near 52nd Avenue in Gruetli Laager.
The vehicle initially pulled over but as the deputy exited his vehicle the driver fled. A chase ensued and ended in the Cherry Branch area of Sequatchie County, on Highway 399, after Nunley rammed the front of a patrol car.
Sheriff Shrum stated, “No one was injured, and our car sustained minor damage.”
Nunley was charged with reckless endangerment, evading arrest, driving on a revoked license, aggravated assault, DUI, violation of implied consent, reckless driving, and open container. His bond or court appearance had not been set at press time.