Shoplifting and foot chase lead to arrests in Calhoun
May 2, 2019--12:00 p.m.
CALHOUN POLICE REPORT
An alleged shoplifting incident and a foot chase involving a Georgia State Trooper resulted in the arrest of two Calhoun men Wednesday afternoon.
According to a Calhoun Police report, 26-year old Eric Charles Stewart was seen running out of the Home Depot and jumping into a pickup truck after throwing a tool box in the bed.
The truck almost ran over a witness and her mother as it was leaving the parking lot.
A state trooper stopped the truck on Curtis Parkway and Stewart took off running.
He was caught a short time later and charged with shoplifting and obstruction.
Meanwhile, the driver of the truck, 27-yer old Travis Michael Nix, was charged with shoplifting and reckless driving.