A Chattooga County man who was brought in a week ago on misdemeanor charges after an altercation with his aunt in Menlo and then fled from officers, is now facing a list of charges, including felony violations.
Twenty-year-old Jimmy “Jauan” Adams fled from the back of a patrol car and through downtown Summerville last Monday. He managed to elude officers for several days. This past Friday morning, he was found sleeping in the woods off McWhorter Road and Chief Deputy Kevin Woods attempted to bring Adams in. Adams was able to escape. The sheriff’s department brought in K-9 units over the weekend to search for Adams, but despite sighting the suspect, deputies were unable to apprehend him. Finally, Adams went to the home of his father on Buck Gardner Road and surrendered peacefully to the sheriff’s department on Saturday evening.
Sheriff Mark Schrader told WZQZ News that this wasn’t the first time that Adams has run from deputies. The sheriff said that Adams was on probation and after fleeing from the sheriff’s department last Monday, a felony probation violation warrant was issued. Adams was on probation for a burglary charge and entering a vehicle with the intent to commit theft.
Adams is also facing charges in connection with fleeing from officers and for battery. He was being held Sunday in the Chattooga County Jail on a $1250 bond.