• Madison County Sheriff’s Office

High Speed Chase Ends With Suspect Surrendering

Madison County Sheriff Ben Stewart reports that on Thursday the 15th day of October 2015 at 12:05 am Madison County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Brian McIntosh was conducting security checks and routine patrol on U.S. 90 in Lee when he observed a black four door Nissan sedan traveling west on U.S. 90 at an unlawful rate of speed. Deputy McIntosh attempted to stop the Nissan as it turned south onto CR 255. The driver (later identified as Marion D Thompson) refused to stop and began to actively flee. Deputy McIntosh engaged in pursuit and speeds quickly reached 115 miles per hour. Thompson then entered Interstate 10 west bound still refusing to stop. Thompson was observed passing a tractor trailer by driving in the emergency lane, then accelerating to speeds in excess of 126 miles per hour. Other deputies were directed to deploy tire deflation devices ahead of the pursuit however Thompson finally decided to stop near the 254 mile marker prior to reaching the tire deflation devices. Thompson quickly exited the Nissan with his hands up and laid on the ground surrendering to arrest without further incident. Deputy McIntosh conducted a probable cause search of Thompson and the Nissan. McIntosh located a small amount of marijuana and other drug related paraphernalia.


Marion D Thompson


745 Lemon Street

Monticello, FL 32344

  1. Flee / Attempt to Elude Law Enforcement

  2. Possession of Marijuana less 20 grams

  3. Reckless Driving

  4. DWLS with Knowledge

14 Prior Arrest

19 Prior Charges – Larceny, Larceny, Larceny, Probation Violation, Probation Violation, Battery, Cocaine Possession, Marijuana Possession, Probation Violation, Probation Violation, Child Neglect, Cocaine Possession, Drug Equipment, Marijuana Possession, Indecent Exposure, Resisting Officer, Warrant, Probation Violation, DWSLR


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