Phenix City-Columbus police chase suspect appears in court

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) – A man who reportedly led local police on a multi-county chase made his preliminary appearance in court Thursday.

According to police, Edward Baez, 35 ran from narcotics officers who were trying to pull him over in Lee County on Tuesday.

Baez ended up traveling into Columbus before he crashed his car along Veterans Parkway.

The judge denied bond on the probation violation charge and set bond at more than $17,000 on other charges including fleeing and eluding police.

Baez's case will now go to superior court.

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