Two charged in vehicle chase in Etowah County

In Etowah County, two people have been charged in connection to a vehicle chase.{} Darrell Scott Firestone has been charged with one count of resisting arrest and one count of attempting to elude.{} The 30 year old is also charged with ten traffic violations, including an expired and switched license plate.{} Additional charges are pending.


Amanda Michelle Sims is also charged in the case.{} She faces a count of unlawful possession of a controlled substance.{} The duo authorities on a six-minute chase in the Ballplay community Wednesday after they attempted to make a traffic stop.{} Firestone and Sims took the pursuit through a resident's yard, neighboring driveway and into a cotton field.{}

The chase ended when the suspect's vehicle died in the middle of Centre Road causing a minor collision with a police car.{} Both are being held at the Etowah County Detention Center.