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December 3, 2021

Man arrested after leading JPD on pursuit

Therese Apel

An accused carjacker led police on a pursuit from Jackson into Clinton and Byram Thursday night.

Police say the incident began at Cox Street and Valley Street when JPD officers located a carjacked vehicle reported by Clinton Police Department.

Police sources say the vehicle’s tires were spiked near Wynndale Road, and officers were able to get the vehicle stopped near 3417 Tank Road, where they were able to arrest the suspect.

David Tyler, 30, was allegedly in possession of a 9mm handgun and he in now in custody. Charges pending for Tyler are Felony Fleeing, Aggravated Assault on a Law Enforcement Officer and Felon with a Firearm.

Federal agencies were notified and Tyler will be transferred to Federal Custody.

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