Northport Man Arrested After Friday Pursuit and Foot Chase with Tuscaloosa Police
A Northport man who led police on a high-speed vehicle chase turned foot pursuit Friday afternoon is in custody, Tuscaloosa Police confirmed Friday evening.
Kenzarian Lamark Harris, 36, already has pending cases in Tuscaloosa County Circuit Court for attempted murder, second-degree assault and shooting into an occupied vehicle. He has not reported to his Tuscaloosa Community Corrections case manager since warrants for his arrest for attempting to elude police and first-degree possession of marijuana were issued on May 24.
The suspect was spotted by officers around 1:12 p.m. Friday driving a green Honda Accord at Hargrove Road and 10th Avenue. The chase began when Harris refused to stop after running two stop signs.
Police were lead on a one-minute pursuit topping nearly 90 miles per hour before Harris abandoned his vehicle at the dead end on 11th Avenue.
From there, Harris led officers through the Crimson Student Living apartment complex until he was located in one of the units at 4:17 p.m.
At one point, 24 patrol officers, motor officers and investigators, a helicopter unit and the U.S. Marshals Task Force were involved in the search. Harris is now in custody on three no bond warrants for the outstanding attempted murder, shooting into an occupied vehicle and second-degree assault charges.
Additional charges are possible in this ongoing case.