Published: January 19, 2021


A MAN WANTED FOR AN ATTEMPTED MURDER CHARGE IN MAURY COUNTY HAS BEEN ARRESTED FOLLOWING A HIGH SPEED CHASE EARLY THIS MORNING IN WILLIAMSON COUNTY. MEDIA SOURCES REPORT, LEONARD BEARD, WAS AT THE WILLIAMSON COUNTY JAIL TO BOND SOMEONE OUT WHEN HE WAS RECOGNIZED AS HAVING AN OUTSTANDING WARRANT. BEARD FLED AS DEPUTIES ATTEMPTED TO PLACE HIM IN CUSTODY AND A PURSUIT ENSUED UNTIL BEARD CRASHED IN THE AREA OF BETHESDA ROAD AND HIGHWAY 431. AUTHORITIES ACTIVELY SEARCH FOR BEARD WHO WAS CAPTURED AROUND 9:30 IN THE AREA OF ARNO ROAD.