A chase ended in Soddy-Daisy Tuesday night with two suspects being taken into custody.

It happened around 10:00 pm.

Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office spokesperson Matt Lea says a deputy saw a vehicle driving erratically and tried to stop the driver.

Lea says the driver, 20-year-old Zachary James Taylor, refused to stop and the deputy pursued the vehicle until it stopped on Clay Hill Drive.

Lea says Taylor and the passenger, 20-year-old Michael Shane Wortman, tried to run from the scene but were caught by the deputy.

Taylor faces charges of:

  • Felony Evading Arrest
  • Felony Reckless Endangerment
  • Reckless Driving
  • Simple Possession of Controlled Substance
  • Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
  • Light-Law Violation

Wortman faces charges of felony evading arrest, simple possession of controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.