Arrested, according to reports, were Timothy Howard Hogue and Tanya Regalado, who now face several felony charges. The chase began on U.S. Highway 411, proceed to Meighan Boulevard and onto Interstate 59.
Cedar Bluff Police Chief Steve Walden said he received tips that the two suspects were spotted in the Oakleigh Estates subdivision in North Gadsden in a late model Honda Prelude with Georgia plates. He, along with Gadsden detectives, attempted to serve warrants for felony forgery to the pair. Hogue and Regalado apparently spotted the police vehicles and sped away.
Hogue and Regalado were aware local agents were searching for them, Walden said.
Hogue, reports said, headed toward Meighan Boulevard, traveling at speeds of 70 to 80 miles per hour and ran several traffic lights. Once on I-59, the vehicle exceeded 100 miles per hour, Walden said.
The chase ended when St. Clair County police deployed road spikes which disabled the right tire of the vehicle. The vehicle was stopped approximately a half mile north of the rest area on I-59 southbound in St. Clair County.
Responding agencies included the Gadsden Police, Attalla Police, St. Clair County Sheriffs Department, Steel Police, Alabama State Troopers and the Etowah County Sheriffs Department