Armuchee man remained in the Floyd County Jail Sat-urday on multiple charges after he led officers on a high speed chase, reports stated.

According to Floyd County Jail records:

Joseph Nicholas Cantrell, 33, of 86 Haywood Valley Road, was jailed on multiple traffic and assault charges after Floyd County Sheriff’s deputies attempted to stop him Friday around 9:30 p.m. on a felony warrant.

Reports stated that Cantrell then tried to ram the deputies who stopped him with his car, then took off and drove on until he was stopped in the area of Highway 156 and Floyd Springs Road.

Once stopped, police reported that Cantrell attempted to resist arrest – having to be removed from the car and then struggling, punching and kicking deputies until he was finally subdued.

After the struggle deputies reported finding Cantrell’s knife on the ground open and ready for use.

Reports did not report any injuries on the part of the deputies.

Cantrell was being held without bond on felony charges of aggravated assault on a police officer, obstruction or hindering law enforcement officers and possession of firearms or knife while trying to commit crimes. He was also charged with misdemeanors for fleeing or attempting to elude police officer, reckless driving, driving on the wrong side of the road, driving while license suspended or revoked and simple battery on a police officer. He was also being held on parole violation charge.

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