Suspects lead Mississippi law enforcement on three-county chase

Published 5:50 pm Friday, August 19, 2022

One person was arrested after a car led multiple Mississippi agencies on a chase that crossed three counties and ended with a crash.

WAPT in Jackson reports that Charles Tillman has been charged with felony fleeing and other traffic violations.

The chase reportedly started with a traffic stop at approximately 10 p.m. Wednesday in Brookhaven. An adult male and an 18-year-old refused to get out of their vehicle when asked and then took off in the vehicle.

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Police pursued the suspects from Brookhaven in Lincoln County, through Copiah County and to Terry in Hinds County, where the chase ended with a crash near the intersection of Old Highway 51 and Cunningham Street.

Tillman was taken into custody and taken to the Copiah County Jail. The 18-year-old was returned to his parents.

Officials say the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics is investigating the incident.

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