Officers had to use a forklift to help the suspect down from sheet rock.

Man ran from officers, tried to hide in Duluth warehouse, police say

Duluth police say a man led them on a chase that ended in a construction warehouse — before he left a dust trail leading to his arrest.

Channel 2 Action News reported that officers tried to pull over Jonathon Ryno earlier this month due to a tag violation.

He allegedly took off through a strip mall and onto the road, according to the news station.

Police said Ryno led them into a warehouse after dumping his SUV on May Road.

Body camera footage obtained by Channel 2 shows the officers and a K-9 unit navigating through the dark warehouse.

As officers climbed onto stacks of drywall, however, they realized that Ryno had left footprints in the drywall dust, according to Channel 2.

“The footsteps stop here,” officers said on the body cam footage. “He's up here.”

They followed the prints and realized he was on top of one of the piles, 20 feet high.

“How’d he get up there?” one officer asked. 

Police sent up some drywall on a forklift so Ryno could get down on it, Channel 2 reported.

He was arrested and taken to the Gwinnett County Jail, but he’s since posted bond.

Ryno claimed he had just gotten out of jail and was on probation, but police were unable to verify that in records, the news station reported. He also said he was not the one driving the SUV.

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