Atlanta man arrested in Bartow County on seven counts
Thursday, September 13, 2018- 4:45 p.m. 
STAFF REPORTS
 
Around 3 a.m. Thursday Morning, a call came into Bartow County about a suspicious person using stolen credit cards at the Pilot off Cassville White Road. 
 
According to the Bartow County Sheriff’s Department along with Georgia State Patrol, 26-year old Derrick Bernard Burke of Atlanta got onto the 1-75 ramp at mile marker 290 and continued until getting off at exit 290.
 
A PIT maneuver was performed successfully according to Georgia State Patrol and after a short foot pursuit, Burke was captured. 
 
Burke has been charged with Reckless driving, driving under the influence of multiple substances, driving while license suspended or revoked improper lane change/failure to maintain a lane, speeding, driving on the wrong side of the road, and a felony charge of attempting to elude a police officer/felony.
 
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