Gordon Ray Allmon, 21 of Rome, was arrested this week after police said he was found driving a stolen car.
Officers stated that Allmon attempted to speed away from them, and in the process losing control and crashing into a phone tower.
They added that Allmon got out of the vehicle and fled on foot. He was captured a short time later.
Reports said that a stolen gun was later found in the vehicle.
Allmon is charged with theft by taking a motor vehicle, theft by taking, possession of a gun by a convicted felon, reckless conduct, striking a fixture and probation violation.