Henagar man arrested after leading police pursuit

Charles Timothy Jernigan
Charles Timothy Jernigan(DeKalb County Sheriff's Office)
Published: Sep. 20, 2022 at 1:40 PM CDT
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SYLVANIA, Ala. (WAFF) - A Henagar man was arrested after he led police on a pursuit on Monday.

DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office deputies received a call that a homicidal and suicidal man was in the Sylvania area. Deputies spotted the vehicle being driven by Charles Timothy Jernigan, 38, and initiated a pursuit.

Deputies stopped the vehicle before it reached downtown Henagar.

Jernigan was charged with second-degree criminal mischief, attempting to elude police, reckless endangerment and combined influence.