published Friday, December 20th, 2013

Pink Caddy makes poor getaway car for suspects in Calhoun, Ga., assault

The suspects in a Calhoun, Ga., assault might have had a better chance of escape if their getaway car was something other than a pink Cadillac.

Police arrived at the victim's Harkins Street home Tuesday to find her bleeding profusely, Chief Garry Moss said in a news release. The woman, whose name was not released, said she had been cut by a woman she knew and the suspects had driven off in the pink Caddy en route to Atlanta.

A statewide alert was issued and the was stopped by police in Emerson, Ga., just north of Cobb County, Moss said.

Calhoun detectives traveled to Emerson and brought the three suspects, all from South Carolina, back to Gordon County.

Ashley Nichole Brunson faces one count of aggravated assault and one count of possession of marijuana.

Quanita LaShea Peterson is charged with aggravated assault and possession of marijuana.

Coreshia Malasia Henry is charged with forgery, giving false information to a police officer, possession of marijuana and being a fugitive from justice in South Carolina, Moss said.

The victim was taken to a hospital for treatment of knife wounds, he said.

about Judy Walton...

Judy Walton has worked 25 years at the Chattanooga Times and the Times Free Press as an editor and reporter focusing on government coverage and investigations. At various times she has been an assistant metro editor, region reporter and editor, county government reporter, government-beat team leader, features editor and page designer. Originally from California, Walton was brought up in a military family and attended a dozen schools across the country. She earned a journalism degree ...

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