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Chase ends with stolen motorcycle recovery

Posted on Thursday, August 8, 2019 at 2:39 pm

Grundy County Sheriff’s Office deputies recovered a stolen motorcycle on Tuesday, following a brief chase and crash. Grundy County Sheriff Clint Shrum confirmed the rider was Anthony Parson (39) from Tracy City.
Deputies attempted to stop the motorcycle near Canyon Drive, after the property owner identified it traveling on Hwy. 56 toward Altamont. Parson refused to stop and headed back toward the junction eventually turning on Colony Road, where he crashed.
Parson was airlifted to Erlanger for a head injury. He was wearing a helmet.
Deputies also found approximately five grams of methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia, and seized $303 cash.
The motorcycle was taken during a burglary on Tram Road on August 1. The Marion County Sheriff’s Office is investigating that case.