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. Artimus Pyledriver says:

    Will there be a BLM protest?

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