High-Speed Chase Leads to Manchester Man’s Arrest

A Manchester man was arrested Sunday on several charges after leading police on a high-speed chase on Highway 55 between Tullahoma and Manchester. According to a report by Tullahoma Police Officer Jim Tate 27 year old Ira Eugene Nolan of South Ramsey Street was charged with reckless endangerment, failure to yield to blue lights, evading arrest and reckless driving. The officer’s report states that he clocked the car by radar at speeds up to 115 mph. and that Nolan did not stop. Once Nolan approached Marcom’s Pharmacy, Manchester Police placed speed strips in the roadway, but he stopped before reaching the spikes. His bond was set at $34,500. He is scheduled to appear in General Session court Sept. 27.