Cleveland_policebadge(Cleveland)- Police have released details of a rampage by a Hall County  man in Cleveland Wednesday night.  Cleveland Police Chief John Foster said, “ Brandon Douglas Watkins age 20 of Bogus  Road in Hall County allegedly  stole a vehicle in hall county last evening and then later abandoned that vehicle and allegedly stole a red Chevrolet Silverado  2500 pickup also in Hall County.  

 According to Chief Foster,  Watkins drove that truck to White Hall Commons apartment  complex  on Bryant Street in Cleveland, where he struck several vehicles.  The subject left there and hit another vehicle at the end of Bryant Street.    Foster advised,  he then proceeded to Domino’s  Pizza, in the Village Plaza,  where he  attempted to carjack two vehicles with female victims inside.   

Foster said, “one of the female’s boyfriend was actually in Domino’s and came out and got into an altercation with Watkins.”   Foster said, the boyfriend  was able to subdue Watkins and had him down, but when he let him up he raced to the stolen truck and made several attempts to run over  the man, who ran into Domino’s.   That’s when Foster said, Watkins ran the truck backwards into the front of Domino’s.  There were employees in the business, but Foster said, luckily no one was hurt. Dominos Incident8-14-14

Then the subject  left the scene and was met by Cleveland Police officers who pursued  him back to White Hall Commons  where Watkins hit two additional  vehicles, disabling  the truck he was driving.   He then fled on foot, but officers were able to nab him after a short foot chase.  Watkins was arrested and taken to the White County Detention Center.   

Chief Foster said,  Watkins faces numerous charges, a few of those are Aggravated Assault, obstruction of a law enforcement officer, reckless driving, DUI and being in the possession of untaxed paid  whiskey.  According to Foster,  Watkins also faces charges in Hall County in connection with the alleged auto thefts there. 

Watkins was  believed to be out on bond from charges filed in White County earlier, Chief Foster said he did not know what those charges were.