Myron DeWayne Reid, 31 of Rome, was arrested this week for allegedly stealing a 2006 Honda Civic from a home on Lyons Drive last weekend.

Reports stated that Reid “intentionally and recklessly damaged the property of the victim, causing more than $500 worth of damage.  They added that after driving away with the victim’s car he ignored officer’s commands to stop when he was spotted.

Police stated that Reid eventually purposely drove the car into a tree while being pursued by authorities.

The car is valued at $5,000.

Reid is charged with theft by taking motor vehicle, simple assault, two counts of entering an automobile with intent to commit theft, failure to maintain lane, driving without a license, obstruction of law enforcement, and criminal damage to property.