Driver Apprehended after Police Chase with 2 Infants in the Car in Jackson

Jackson, MS: Following a pursuit in Jackson, a driver who is twenty years old has been charged with endangering the safety of a kid.

On Friday, April 5, the press secretary for the Mississippi Department of Public Safety (DPS), Bailey Martin, stated that Capitol police attempted to stop a car after the vehicle made an illegal U-turn to bypass a checkpoint. The occurrence took place at the point where Bailey Avenue and Samuel Bailey Drive intersected.

According to Martin, the motorist did not stop and led the authorities on a brief pursuit throughout the neighborhood. An accident that occurred when the fleeing vehicle collided with a truck that was waiting for the light at the junction of Northside Drive and Bailey Avenue brought an end to the pursuit.

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It was determined that Devon Reese Emmons, who was 20 years old, was the driver. It was reported by Martin that Emmons was carrying two little children in the truck, and both of them were unharmed. There was no report of any injuries.

Possession of a controlled substance, felony child endangerment, and felony flight were the charges that were brought against Emmons when he was taken into custody. The possibility of further charges was mentioned by Martin.