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Suspect at large; one man arrested following chase
Colton Clyde Little

As Bulloch County Sheriff’s investigators continue to search for a suspect who fled after a 10-mile chase Tuesday night, Sheriff Noel Brown asks residents to be aware and report any suspicious activity or persons they may see.

After an hours-long chase following a call about a suspected burglary, one man was arrested, but a passenger in his SUV fled on foot, he said.

Coleton Clyde Little, 20, Stephens-Little Road, Register, was captured after being forced to stop on a dead-end road, but the identity of the passenger who fled is not yet known, he said.

 Around 7 p.m. Tuesday, deputies were called to Cliponreka Road near Old River Road, where a man called to report a possible burglary of a vacant home.  Upon arrival at the scene, Bulloch County Sheriff’s Deputy William Sims and Deputy Clint Campbell saw a white SUV pulling a trailer, and gave pursuit in an effort to stop the driver.

The vehicle, whose driver was later determined to be Little, fled at high rate of speed for over 10 miles, running several intersections, Brown said.

“The driver was very reckless while fleeing and put many lives at risk of injury during pursuit,” he said. Deputies followed Little, who turned down B and B Road, which is a dead-end road, and forced him to a stop.

Little was taken into custody but the passenger ran, resulting in a search that involved the Georgia State Patrol Aviation Unit (helicopter), Reidsville State Prison K9 units and a certified tracking bloodhound owned by Statesboro resident Michael Duncan, he said. Both Bulloch County Sheriff’s Office K9s, Max and Gismo, were away for training, said Bulloch County Sheriff’s Capt. Todd Hutchens.

The search centered around the Old River Road area between Lakeview and Rocky Ford roads.

Little is charged with second degree felony burglary; fleeing and attempt to elude; possession of a Schedule II controlled substance; drugs not in original container; reckless driving; aggressive driving; stop sign violation; failure to maintain lane; speeding, criminal trespass and a host of other traffic violations.

The search was called off early Wednesday morning, but resumed late Wednesday with deputies patrolling the area.

Brown asked residents to “remain vigilant and if anyone sees suspicious activity, do not hesitate to report it.”

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact the Bulloch County Sheriff’s Office Investigative unit (912) 764-1744 or Hutchens at 764-1787.

Holli Deal Saxon may be reached at (912)489-9414


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