BPS Searching for Suspect Accused of Multiple Hit and Runs




PRESS RELEASE

UPDATE TUESDAY 2:45 P.M.

From the Decatur County Sheriff’s Office:

Anthony B. Cannon was captured by the Decatur County Sheriff’s Deputies around 2:30pm today at a location on Dempsey Road in West Bainbridge.  Charges are pending.

UPDATE 5:00PM – The driver of the vehicle has been identified as Anthony B. Cannon of Quincy, Florida. He is still at large. If you see him, call E911, Bainbridge Public Safety at 229-248-2038, Decatur County Sheriff’s Office at 229-248-3044, or leave an anonymous tip at: http://www.bainbridgecity.com/city_hall/departments/police_department/submit_a_crime_tip

ORIGINAL STORY:  Around 3:30pm, a vehicle entered Decatur County headed north on Faceville Highway traveling in access of 100 miles per hour.  He left the roadway several times, and hit multiple vehicles along the way, including several in Downtown Bainbridge.  The black male driver then headed to Chason Park where he left the vehicle and fled on foot.  Officers are searching for the suspect.  We will update as more information becomes available.

Photo Courtesy of Bainbridge Public Safety



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