Video shows high-speed chase, arrest in Macomb County on Facebook Live

Posted at 7:35 AM, Jan 11, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-11 09:02:39-05

(WXYZ) — The Macomb County Sheriff's Office has released video of a high-speed chase and arrest that was also streamed by someone in the car on Facebook Live.

"The following video shows footage from a brief chase and arrest. One of our deputies was attempting to stop a vehicle for reckless driving with high speeds. As this chase was occurring, a passenger in the suspect vehicle was live on Facebook. We have put this "live" footage together with our dash cam and body cam to show you the dangers that drivers can face at anytime. Please drive safe because not everyone does," the post reads.

Nathaniel Jenkins, 19, was charged with 4th degree fleeing and eluding and operating with a suspended license.

You can watch the video in the player above. Caution: The video has graphic language.