Mountain City man jailed after leading police on dangerous chase
A Mountain City man was arrested Thursday after leading police on a dangerous chase. According to a report by Mountain City Police, Mario Gonzalez was jailed after he fled from an attempted traffic stop over no visible registration.
Gonzalez reportedly drove through a residential property, a field, then back onto a roadway during the chase. As he entered back onto the roadway, the report says Gonzalez came within one foot of striking a civilian who was on a riding lawnmower. He then exited the vehicle and fled on foot through a wooded area. Through the help of concerned citizens and the Johnson County Sheriff’s Department, Gonzalez was located and arrested on numerous felony charges.
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