Lake Shore Drive standoff: Joseph Felton extradited to Ga. - DC News FOX 5 DC WTTG

Man charged in Lake Shore Drive standoff extradited to Ga.

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Joseph Andrew Felton, Jr. (Courtesy: Henry County Police Department) Joseph Andrew Felton, Jr. (Courtesy: Henry County Police Department)
CHICAGO (FOX 32 News) -

The man charged in an eight-hour standoff in March with police on Lake Shore Drive made his first appearance in court on Monday. Joseph Felton, 44, agreed to be extradited back to Georgia.

Felton was arrested when he wrecked his car along Lake Shore Drive on March 16. He led police on a 20-mile chase from Harvey, Ill.

Police in Atlanta said Felton is wanted for the murder of his ex-wife. She was a former Chicago native who moved south, to get away from Felton.

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