What might have been an ordinary traffic stop turned into an unusual encounter on June 17, 2019, when Dorrae Debrice Johnson attempted to evade arrest after a police officer spotted him weaving in and out of his lane of traffic. A car chase and a chase on foot followed. To discover what charges Dorrae faced after his arrest, as well as how he came to have a human torso in the passenger side of his car, you can read more about the case here: Tennessee man arrested after police say human torso found in car: report.
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