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High-Speed Pursuit Ends in Manchester with Driver in Jail

Photo courtesy of Mobile Patrol

A highspeed pursuit of on a vehicle on I-24 by the Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) ended in Manchester after a crash on Madison St.

The suspect left his vehicle on foot and the search was on by law enforcement and the THP.

Helicopters were also called to the area to help search and Manchester City Schools were put on a soft lockdown.

The suspect, 25 year-old Deonte Lewis was located not far from the accident scene and arrested. He was later booked at the Rutherford County Jail.

He has been charged with aggravated domestic assault, aggravated kidnapping, reckless endangerment, and possession of a weapon. Lewis’ bond was set at $75,000.

Photo provided through our news partner, The Manchester TImes.

Lucky Knott

Lucky Knott

One of Southern Tennessee's most experienced and recognized news broadcasters and play-by-play sportscasters. Current news director for On Target News and manager of Rooster 101.5 FM. Knott can be heard on 93.9 The Duck, The Rooster 101.5 and Whiskey Country 105.1 and 95.9. He is currently the play by play voice of the Coffee County Red Raiders on The Rooster 101.5. Lucky has done play-by-play for over 3,461 sports events on Radio & TV. He also served 4 years as the Public Information Officer for the Coffee Co. Sheriff's Dept. and taught Radio/TV for 6 years at Grundy County High School.

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