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Wild chase ends in arrest
Marine surrenders after negotiation
Charles Edward Nelson
An armed Marine who was reportedly going hunting with a female friend led state troopers and sheriff's deputies on a wild chase early Thursday morning, cutting through cotton fields and switching trucks before hiding in the woods with a .270 rifle. After hours of pursuit, the man, Charles Edward Nelson, 23, Marsham Drive, hid in the woods and didn't come out until a negotiator, also a former Marine, persuaded him to give himself up, said Georgia State Patrol Capt. Kirk McGlamery. Nelson was driving a black truck, with a female passenger, reportedly "going hunting" when GSP Trooper First-Class Brian Scott clocked him on Harville Road at around 96 miles per hour, McGlamery said.
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