January 17, 2023

Several Charged With Felony Fleeing After Chase Through Jackson

Morgan Howard

A police chase in Jackson resulted in multiple people facing felony charges Monday night.

According to the Mississippi Department of Public Safety, Capitol Police officers attempted to initiate a traffic stop. However, a vehicle did not cooperate and attempted to flee, resulting in a police chase.

The pursuit ended near Terry Road and McClure Road in Jackson.

MPDS says the driver as well as the occupants in the car will be charged with felony fleeing upon apprehension.

Investigators are currently gathering facts and evidence regarding the incident.

Chief Myers said the victim is safe.

Powe and Bates are being held at the Madison County Detention Center without bond and are pending a hearing on Tuesday, January 17.

Ridgeland PD said further criminal charges are possible.

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