Lowell Man Allegedly Driving 90 m.p.h.

The Newton County Sheriff’s Office reported a Lowell man, 37 year old Gerald Cramer, Jr., faces two charges following a 15 minute pursuit, after allegedly traveling 90 miles per hour in a 50 miles per hour zone. In a press release, authorities stated the incident began shortly before 7 a.m. on Tuesday, March 12th, southbound on State Road 55, near County Road 400 North, about three miles north of Highway 14. The driver, later identified as Cramer, Jr., pulled over for the deputy, but then took off again in his SUV, and traveled down various county roads before coming to a stop a second time. Cramer was taken into custody without incident and transported to the Newton County Jail on a probable cause of reckless driving and resisting law enforcement with a motor vehicle. He was also charged with various traffic infractions including driving while suspended