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Clayton County Sheriff's Office, GA
Tuesday May 11th, 2021 :: 07:37 p.m. EDT


Armed Man Leads SHERIFF VICTOR HILL’S Deputies On High Speed Chase Ending On Rapper Rick Ross’s Estate

A man who attempted to make forcible entry into a residence while armed with a hand gun has been apprehended by Sheriff’s Deputies on famed rapper Rick Ross’s estate.  911 received a call from a 13 year old and the incident is believed at this time to be domestic related.   


Sheriff’s Deputies spotted the described vehicle the suspect fled in and when they attempted to stop the suspect he took off leading them on a high speed chase that ended on Old National Hwy and Hwy 138.   The suspect jumped out of the vehicle with the gun in his hand which sent out an alert that caused every deputy in the county respond including the Sheriff himself.   The suspect fled through a wood line gaining access to Rick Ross’s property.   Responding Sheriff’s Deputies went to the security gate at the entrance to Ross’s property where security let them in to search for the armed suspect.   Within minutes Deputies spotted the suspect and took him into custody at gunpoint without injury.  Deputies are now searching the estate to find where the suspect threw the weapon.


A passersby who saw Sheriff’s vehicles covering the famed rappers property call TMZ who inquired with the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office if Ross was in trouble.  It was quickly explained that this was not the case.   Sheriff Victor Hill has enjoyed Ross’s music over the years, but the two did not meet today due to Ross being out of town.


Meanwhile, the detention facility known to all as “The Hill-ton” will have a new guest to face the wall at Georgia’s toughest para-military jail!


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