Editor’s Note: Mississippi DPS corrected the name of one of the suspects. The following story has been updated.
JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – Capitol police arrested two suspects after a chase in Jackson.
Bailey Martin, press secretary for the Mississippi Department of Public Safety (DPS), said officers tried to stop a vehicle near Martin Luther King Jr. Drive and Bailey Avenue around 2:00 p.m. on Friday, September 22.
Police said the vehicle led officers on a brief chase before crashing on Bailey Avenue. They said two suspects fled from the vehicle and were arrested shortly afterwards.
The suspects were identified as 20-year-old Marqueious Martin, and 19-year-old Antavian Smith. They were both charged with felony fleeing and possession of a stolen vehicle.
Martin said additional charges are pending.