July 19, 2022

Police Chase After Stolen Vehicle Enters Rankin County

Nicole Kral

A Jackson man was arrested after a chase involving a stolen vehicle in Rankin County on Monday.

According to the Mississippi Highway Patrol, a trooper tried to stop a vehicle that was traveling east on Interstate 20 in Rankin County.

However, the driver, Adriene L. Cox, did not stop, and troopers chased him to Interstate 55 South inside Flowood city limits.

MHP officials once the vehicle stopped, Cox was arrested. The vehicle had been reported stolen out of Louisiana.

Cox was taken to the Rankin County Sheriff’s Office and charged with receiving stolen property, switched tag, no driver’s license, no proof of insurance, and failure to yield an emergency vehicle.

This incident is currently under investigation by MHP and the Mississippi Bureau of investigation.

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