Multiple Charges land Tennessee Man in Rabun Co. Jail
A Tennessee man stands charged with 17 offenses after an incident in Rabun County. Shortly after 3am on Oct. 30, the Rabun County Sheriff’s Office reports that deputies were alerted to a driver on Georgia 15 near Walmart that was all over the roadway. A deputy spotted the vehicle, a 2008 Nissan Altima, and initiated a traffic stop. When the deputy exited his vehicle, the driver, 27-year-old Devon Allen Bucy of Greenville, Tennessee, speed away and a pursuit began. The Nissan was observed traveling over 100mph on Georgia 15. It struck the curb at the end of Tallulah Gorge and hit a tree. At which time, Bucy exited the vehicle and ran into the woods. The Rabun County Sheriff’s Office K9 Team was called in to search and located Bucy behind a log with a black jacket covering him. Bucy was arrested and charged with attempting to elude authorities, trafficking in cocaine, failure to maintain lane, driving too fast for conditions, driving on the wrong side of the roadway, two counts of possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime, two counts of transferring a firearm by a convicted felon, possession of a schedule IV controlled substance, possession of a schedule III controlled substance, prescription drugs not in their original container, possession of drug-related objects, reckless driving, theft by bringing stolen property into the state, and theft by receiving stolen property. Inside Bucy’s Nissan, deputies discovered hypodermic needles, a small bag of suspected methamphetamine, a loaded Ruger 9mm handgun, a Stag Arms AR-15 rifle, ammunition, small plastic bags, a large bag of suspected methamphetamine, scales, and a large amount of cash. Bucy was transported to the Mountain Lakes Medical Center for treatment of injuries sustained in the single-vehicle crash. After his release from the hospital, he was booked into the Rabun County Detention Center on the 17 charges.