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Anderson Co. Sheriff's Office: Man arrested after multi-county high speed chase in stolen vehicle

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Cody Alexander Coleman. (Source: Anderson County Sheriff's Office). Cody Alexander Coleman. (Source: Anderson County Sheriff's Office).
GREENVILLE, SC (FOX Carolina) -

Deputies said one person was taken into custody following a pursuit Thursday night. According to the sheriff's office, Cody Alexander Coleman, 26, was arrested after leading deputies on a high speed chase. 

Deputies said they were called to Blossom Branch Road after complaints of a speeding vehicle. According to the sheriff's office, Coleman drove towards one of the deputy's patrol vehicle. 

Coleman then sped across the front yard of a home, hitting several objects, deputies said. Deputies began to pursue the vehicle and initiate a traffic stop, but Coleman accelerated and began a high speed chase, the sheriff's office said. 

According to deputies, the chase ended on Highway 8 and Walker Hill Road in Pelzer. 

Coleman was charged with failure to stop for a blue light, deputies said. He had a prior conviction for the same offense, deputies stated. 

Deputies said the vehicle Coleman was driving during the chase was stolen. The vehicle was valued at $400,000, deputies said. According to deputies, Coleman was also charged with possession of a stolen vehicle. 

Coleman was also arrested for distribution of methamphetamine after a blue substance in the car tested positive for meth, deputies said. 

According to the sheriff's office, Coleman was also charged as a habitual traffic offender. 

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