Jihad Shahead Uhuru, 40 of Rome, was arrested this week after a high speed chase with police on East 4th Avenue and Broad Street.

Reports stated that Uhuru attempted to flee from police and refused to pull over for a traffic stop. Police said that Uhuru drove at speeds of over 20 miles per hour the posted limit.

After finally stopping it was discovered that Uhuru was a wanted fugitive out of Virginia.

Uhuru is charged with reckless driving, failure to yield, driving on a suspended license, acquiring a license plate for concealing the identity of a motor vehicle, failure to obey traffic control devices, failure to maintain lane, driving without insurance, driving on an expired tag, driving under the influence, obstruction of law enforcement, fugitive from justice and attempting to elude police.