Multiple Madison police vehicles hit in pursuit of stolen truck

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Multiple Madison police vehicles hit in pursuit of stolen truck

Driver faces multiple charges

A chase through Madison County ended with damage to multiple police vehicles and a man facing multiple charges. The incident began around 11:40 a.m. Wednesday when a Madison police officer spotted a 2014 Chevrolet pickup truck that had recently been reported as stolen, according to a press release from Capt. Kevin Newman. The officer attempted to stop the vehicle on Highland Colony Parkway at Lake Castle Road, but the driver continued to head south on the parkway into Ridgeland, sparking the pursuit. Other Madison police officers, along with officers from Ridgeland and the Madison County Sheriff’s Department, joined the chase, which continued west on Old Agency Road and then north on Richardson Road, before heading east on Sunnybrook Road. “, Newman said in the statement. “The driver was apprehended without incident.” Newman said several Madison police vehicles were struck during the pursuit and were damaged. No injuries were reported. The driver , Jonathan S. Gray, 30, of Vicksburg, was taken to the Madison County Detention Center, where he was convicted of possession of a stolen vehicle, felony hit and run, three counts of aggravated assault. a law enforcement officer, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and possession of a stolen firearm.

A Madison County chase ended with damage to multiple police vehicles and a man facing multiple charges.

The incident began around 11:40 a.m. Wednesday when a Madison police officer spotted a 2014 Chevrolet pickup truck that had recently been reported as stolen, according to a press release from Capt. Kevin Newman. The officer attempted to stop the vehicle on Highland Colony Parkway at Lake Castle Road, but the driver continued to head south on Ridgeland Parkway, triggering the pursuit.

Other Madison police officers, along with officers from Ridgeland and the Madison County Sheriff’s Department, joined the chase, which continued west on Old Agency Road and then north on Richardson Road, before heading east on Sunnybrook Road.

“As the stolen vehicle approached Sunnybrook Road and Colony Park Boulevard, it entered a field at which time the vehicle became inoperable,” Newman said in the statement. “The driver was apprehended without incident.”

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Madison Police Department

Jonathan Gray

Newman said several Madison police vehicles were struck during the chase and damaged. No injuries were reported.

The driver, Jonathan S. Gray, 30, of Vicksburg, was taken to the Madison County Detention Center, where he was convicted of possession of a stolen vehicle, felony on the run, three counts of aggravated assault against a law enforcement officer. , possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and possession of a stolen firearm.

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