UPDATED: Motorcyclist arrested after crash with deputy



CUMMING, Ga. — A wanted man crashed his motorcycle into a Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office deputy’s car on Feb. 6.

About 11:40 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 6, David Emory Castleberry, 30 of Cumming, intentionally crashed into the back of one of the deputies cars trying to get him to pull over, according to the sheriff’s office.

The deputy first started to track the motorcyclist near Canton Highway and Bethelview Road. The motorcycle matched the description of one reported stolen the previous week.

When the deputy began to follow the motorcycle, the driver sped away.

Two other deputy cars caught up with the motorcyclist near Highway 9 and Spot Road.

According to the sheriff’s office, Castleberry intentionally crashed into the back of one of the deputy’s cars.

The deputy was not injured in the crash. The motorcycle driver was taken to North Fulton Hospital for a broken bone in his face.

Castleberry was charged with attempting to elude for a felony offense, theft by receiving a stolen vehicle, probation violation, DUI drugs, reckless driving, driving while license suspended or revoked, obscured or missing license plate, failure to obey signs or control devices.

As of late Thursday, Feb. 7, Castleberry was brought to the Forsyth County Detention Center. He did not sustain any major injuries in the collision. He remains incarcerated.

No further charges have been lodged at this time.

crime, Cumming, Forsyth, Ga., police

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