DECATUR, Ala. (WAFF) - Three people from Decatur are in custody after an overnight chase that spanned two counties and three major roadways.
The Morgan County Sheriff’s Office says its Drug Enforcement Unit was involved in the chase after trying to perform a felony traffic stop.
The chase dipped into Cullman County and hit Interstate 65, Highway 31 and Highway 157 before patrol units were able to stop the vehicle.
The driver, 35-year old Matthew Blake Ferguson, is charged with possession of heroin, reckless endangerment, attempting to flee/elude, resisting arrest, criminal littering, and possession of drug paraphernalia. Additional charges are pending.
Savanna Renea Bailey, 20, and Mary Ellen Virginia Griffin, 42, were also in the car. They were both charged with obstructing governmental operations and resisting arrest.