Homewood police chase suspect identified, charged

Upper left: Christopher Jabbar Coachman (Homewood Police), Background: (abc3340.com)

A man who led Homewood Police on a pursuit Tuesday has been identified and charged.

Christopher Jabbar Coachman, 43, of Birmingham, is facing one count of receiving stolen property and one count of obstruction of justice by using a false identity.

Coachman led police officers on a chase after they tried to pull him over for a switched tag. He was taken into custody at a laundromat after crashing into another car at the intersection of Columbiana Road and Green Springs Highway.

Coachman will be booked into the Jefferson County Jail on a total $30,000 bond.

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