Deputies Search for Man Wanted in Grady County for Theft and Burglary

Posted at 12:33 PM, Jan 13, 2017
and last updated 2017-01-13 12:33:00-05

THOMAS COUNTY, Ga. (WTXL) - Georgia law enforcement is searching for a man wanted in Grady County on burglary and theft charges.

The Thomas County Sheriff's Office say Justin Burton led deputies on chase on Wednesday.

According to authorities during the chase, Burton drove his car into a field and then ran off.

The Georgia State Patrol Air Unit was called in but they could not locate him.

Officials say during that search Burton's wife, Stephanie, drove up to the scene.

When investigators searched her car they found several stolen items.

She's now being charged with possession of items with an altered serial number.

If you know where Justin Burton is you're asked to call your local law enforcement.