Johns Creek man flees cops, crashes car in Alpharetta



ALPHARETTA, Ga. – A Johns Creek man was arrested May 3 after allegedly fleeing from police and wrecking his vehicle.

According to police, they spotted Cody Nicholas Davenport, 19, of State Bridge Road, Johns Creek, on Windward Parkway about 8 p.m. speeding. An officer on patrol said Davenport was driving 58 mph in a posted 40. The officer pulled Davenport over near Clubhouse Drive. When speaking with Davenport, the officer claims to have smelled the odor of marijuana. Davenport denied having any and said the car was a rental, not his. When the officer asked Davenport to step out of the car, Davenport sped off.

The officer gave chase, until Davenport turned down Nancy Reagan Drive, a dead end that leads to an empty field. Davenport’s vehicle ran off the road and into a ditch, ultimately turning over. Davenport was detained.

In the car was found scales and trace amounts of marijuana. In the field was a marijuana baggy Davenport allegedly threw out when he was arrested.

He was arrested for speeding, possession of marijuana, possession of drug-related paraphernalia and fleeing from police.

MH 05-14-14

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