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03/06/2019

PURSUIT LEADS INTO ALABAMA

 

PURSUIT LEADS INTO ALABAMA

 

March 6, 2019

On March 6, 2019, Tishomingo County Sheriff’s deputies attempted to stop a vehicle that was traveling west bound on HWY 72 for a switched tag.  The vehicle refused to stop for the deputies and continued on HWY 72 and turning off heading south onto HWY 25.  As the vehicle was traveling south on HWY 25, deputies reported that the driver of the vehicle was swerving on the road ways, crossing into the opposite lane.   Deputies also report that the driver began throwing things from the vehicle as it continued down HWY 25.  The vehicle then turned onto CR 957, heading east toward Alabama, where deputies were able to get in front of the pursuing vehicle to which lead to the suspect vehicle pulling alongside of the patrol vehicles and attempted to ram his vehicle into the deputies. 

As the deputies approached the Alabama state line on CR 957, Tishomingo County Sheriff’s Office began making contact with the Colbert County Alabama Sheriff’s Office and advised them of the situation.  The suspects vehicle began having mechanical troubles and pulled over, to which the driver of the vehicle, jumped out and ran into the woods.  Tishomingo County Sheriff’s deputies secured the vehicle and the other occupants then went into the woods looking for the driver.  A firearm was found where the driver exited the vehicle and was recovered.  Deputies found the driver in the woods where he was seen by medical personal as a precaution and was then detained by the Colbert County Sheriff’s deputies and transported to their facility.   

CURTIS COLLINS, 28-year-old, white male, of Cherokee, Alabama was detained by Colbert County Sheriff’s Office.  COLLINS is a currently out on a FELONY BOND due to recent felony charges in Tishomingo County and is also a CONVICTED FELON.  COLLINS has agreed to be extradited back to Tishomingo County, where he will face multiple FELONY charges.  The other occupants of the vehicle were later released to their perspective homes.

This incident is still under investigation and updates will be made available once COLLINS has been processed by Tishomingo authorities.

 

Sheriff John Daugherty

 

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