Man arrested after Franklin County chase

April 21, 2014 

A man is in the Franklin County jail after leading deputies on a short chase, according to a sheriff’s office news release.

Manuel Garcia Rodriguez, 26, was stopped just before 10 p.m. Sunday on Glade Road near Birch Road, the release said.

Deputies found that Garcia Rodriguez had warrants for his arrest and asked him to get out of the vehicle he was driving.

They said Garcia Rodriguez instead drove off at a fast speed, before being arrested.

He faces charges of driving under the influence, eluding and two previous warrants.

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