Man flees traffic stop, hides in woods due to meth in car

A high speed chase led to two felony counts against a Savannah man after an incident in February of this year.

Shane Wallace, 39, was allegedly driving a Pontiac southbound on I-29 at the Highway 273 exit when a deputy noticed an unsecured trunk.

 Shane Wallace

Shane Wallace

The deputy ran the plate which came back to a 2006 Ford and a traffic stop was attempted.

According to court documents Wallace fled south on I-29 in excess of 100 m.p.h. tailgating other vehicles and cutting them off when passing. Wallace was chased into a dead-end street in Kansas City, Kan. where he fled on foot.

He was later found hiding in the woods.

A search of the vehicle netted 8.8 grams of suspected methamphetamine and several syringes.

He faces possession of a controlled substance, a Class D felony and resisting a lawful stop, a Class E felony charge.