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Traffic stop leads to high speed chase Monday morning
Man crashed, arrested on Ga. 24 during chase
Ervin Delvio Marquieze Hendrix
    A simple traffic stop just after midnight Monday morning turned into a high-speed chase after a man took off just as the deputy got out of his patrol car.
    The Bulloch County Sheriff's deputy, who pulled over Ervin Delvio Marquieze Hendrix, 22, Ervin Road,  did so after running his tag number and learning Hendrix did not have insurance, said Bulloch County Sheriff's Chief Deputy Gene McDaniel.
    The deputy stopped Hendrix on U.S. 80 East near railroad tracks near Tillman, Brannen and Minick, he said. But Hendrix sped away as the deputy exited the patrol car, and soon that deputy and other law enforcement officers were in pursuit.
    The chase wound  through several Statesboro streets, then Hendrix drove out Ga. 24, where he crashed near Buster Miller Road, McDaniel said.
    Abandoning his car, Hendrix fled into some woods, but deputies apprehended him and took him into custody.
    Aside from being out on a $10,000 bond for an earlier charge of sale of cocaine,  Hendrix racked up an additional 19 traffic charges, including no insurance, reckless driving, speeding up to 100 miles per hour, tag and tire violations, obstruction and disobedience to traffic laws, as well as leaving the scene of an accident.
    McDaniel said Monday morning's chase resulted in Hendrix's bond being revoked. He was taken to the Bulloch County Jail, where he is held without bond pending further court action, he said.
    Holli Deal Bragg may be reached at (912) 489-9414.

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