SCSO: Driver in Thursday night vehicle pursuit was driving under the influence

Tori M Parker

Booking photo provided by Spalding County Sheriff’s Office


The Spalding County Sheriff’s Office has identified the woman who allegedly fled from deputies Thursday night, resulting in a three-county vehicle pursuit as 26-year-old Tori Markia Parker.

Authorities allege Parker was driving under the influence when she refused to comply when deputies initially attempted to conduct a traffic stop in the area of Johnson and Macon roads in Spalding County.

Deputies say they first noticed her driving “extremely erratically,” said SCSO Maj. Dwayne Jones.

Parker then allegedly fled, travelling on County Line Road to the bypass before turning towards Barnesville.

SCSO Deputy Jacob Strock, who was off-duty and en route home when the incident began, ended the pursuit with the successful execution of a PIT maneuver.

Parker was arrested and charged with fleeing/attempting to elude, obstruction of a law enforcement officer, failure to stop or yield at a stop sign, reckless driving, driving without proof of insurance, no seat belt, three counts of failure to maintain a lane and driving under the influence/less safe.

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  1. Tameka Williams says:

    BLM is the biggest sham being perpetrated on the WORLD! They claim to be all about black lives but won’t be bothered when black lives are being taken by other black lives. BLM should give back every penny they have stolen and threatened people to get, then crawl into a hole and not emerge until every life, black or otherwise, matters to them. The whole world is catching on to those racist losers and we can’t wait until they are charged with the crimes they are committing.

  2. MariLuna Lopez says:

    Was looking for a way to contact the author directly:
    Thanks for writing this piece.
    The article title alleges as fact info not substantiated in the text.
    There is a slash between driving under the influence and unsafe, implying that is one charge. Is that correct?
    Please advise what supporting evidence you have that she was, in fact, under the influence.

  3. Artimus Pyledriver says:

    Will there be a BLM protest?

    • Antonio Davis says:

      BLM are racist thugs that bully and intimidated their way on to the national stage, and now do nothing but extort money from people and burn down businesses that don’t pay . If they really cared about black lives, then go to every single city that has black on black murders every ten minutes and put your money where your mouth is or shut the racist dialogue down. The only ones perpetuating racism is BLM. Refund BLM!!!!!

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