Driver led Powder Springs police on high-speed chase in stolen car, cops say

Angel Lorenzana
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Angel Lorenzana

Credit: Channel 2 Action News

Credit: Channel 2 Action News

Powder Springs police arrested two people who allegedly led them on a high-speed chase in a stolen car with methamphetamine in the vehicle, police said.

Angel Cuadrado`Lorenzana and Eugina Teate were arrested last Friday on obstruction and drug-possession charges, police said. The driver, Cuadrado`Lorenzana, also faces three felonies: fleeing and attempting to elude police, theft by receiving and possession of tools to commit a crime.

The arrests were made July 2 after an officer noticed the Honda Civic Cuadrado`Lorenzana was reported stolen and followed it as he waited for another unit to respond, authorities said.

Before the other unit arrived, Cuadrado`Lorenzana pulled partially into a driveway and the officer signaled to the driver that he wanted him to stop, according to a police report. The officer gave verbal commands to put the vehicle in park and for the vehicle’s occupants to show their hands.

Cuadrado`Lorenzana then drove off as the officer followed with his sirens and lights on, according to the incident report. He allegedly reached speeds of 70 mph,

The officer considered calling off the chase when the vehicle turned onto a dead end street, police said.

The officer found the vehicle crashed into a fence at the end of Charlene Way with the passenger standing nearby. Officers arrested Teate after allegedly finding meth in her belongings.

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Eugina Teate

Credit: Channel 2 Action News

Eugina Teate
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Eugina Teate

Credit: Channel 2 Action News

Credit: Channel 2 Action News

 

Officers arrested Cuadrado`Lorenzana after a K-9 unit found him lying in the woods, police said. Authorities said they also found meth in a wallet containing the man’s license.

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