August 4, 2023

Corinth Man Arrested After Allegedly Stealing Vehicle, Fleeing Police, Then Crashing

Morgan Howard

On July 28, the Corinth Police Department tried to stop a reported stolen vehicle out of Alcorn County.

The driver didn’t stop and a chase ensued until the driver jumped out of the vehicle and crashed into a sidewalk and signs.

He ran on foot into a wooded area where detectives were able to arrest the suspect.

The suspect was identified as Dakota Jacob Burnett.

When officers searched the vehicle, they found a crystal-like substance along with two used needles.

The passenger of the vehicle Ryan Marshall Vandiver was taken into custody for a separate vehicle theft out of Tippah County.

Burnett was charged with Felony Fleeing and Felony Possession of a Controlled Substance.

This case will be presented to an Alcorn County Grand Jury.

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