Gainesville man leads officers on a chase in stolen vehicle

A man from Gainesville was arrested after leading officers on a chase in a stolen vehicle early Wednesday morning.
Published: Aug. 3, 2022 at 11:49 AM EDT
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GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCJB) - A man from Gainesville was arrested after leading officers on a chase in a stolen vehicle early Wednesday morning.

Gainesville Police Department officers spotted Tahj Green, 18, driving a stolen vehicle around 3 a.m. When officers tried to pull him over, Green sped away.

Officers say he ran several red lights before abandoning the vehicle on Southwest 35th Court.

A K9 unit tracked green, finding him nearby the abandoned vehicle.

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Green is charged with grand theft auto and fleeing and eluding police.

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