Authorities search for fugitive who tried to run over deputy - CBS46 News

Authorities search for fugitive who tried to run over deputy

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CHEROKEE COUNTY, GA (CBS46) -

The U.S. Marshals office is asking for the public's help as they try to find the man who tried to run over a deputy in Cherokee County Tuesday afternoon.

Investigators said they believe Billy Lee Owens, 36, is extremely armed and dangerous. He faces various charges in Fayette, Pike, Meriwether and Cherokee counties, authorities said.

Law enforcement officers spent much of Tuesday afternoon looking for Owens in the Arnold Mill Road area of Woodstock.

A CBS46 News crew on the scene saw officers leaving the search area Tuesday evening just before sunset.

Owens is described as 6'2" tall, 220 pounds, with tattoos on his arms, right hand, chest and back.

If you see Owens, call Crimestoppers at 404-577-8477 (TIPS).

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