MCINTOSH COUNTY, Ga. (WSAV) – A murder suspect remains in custody, awaiting for extradition back to Maryland after a high speed chase with local authorities led to his arrest.
The chase began in McIntosh County Saturday night and ended when the suspect, Timothy Patrick Callanan, 26, wrecked his car in Liberty County.
According to the Georgia State Patrol, Callanan’s car ran a stop sign which led to the chase involving Darien Police officers, and McIntosh County Sheriff’s deputies.
A police officer used the PIT maneuver to stop the vehicle in Liberty County. The maneuver sent the Callanan’s car into the center median before rolling over and resting on to it’s roof.
Callanan was pulled from the car alert and conscious. He was taken to Memorial Health in Savannah for treatment.
Police say Callanan was wanted for the murder of a woman in Maryland.
According to the Baltimore Police Department, Callanan is accused of murdering Mason Moldoven, 28.
Police say Moldoven’s body was discovered inside of a large plastic container in the rear of a Baltimore residence on September 3.
Authorities transported Callanan to the McIntosh detention facility where he is currently waiting for extradition back to Maryland.