GAUTIER -- A police pursuit Monday on Interstate 10 ended with the driver behind bars on multiple felony charges.
At about 1:30 p.m., Gautier police officer Ben McQuagge attempted to stop a vehicle on I-10. The driver refused to pull over and led officers on a pursuit heading south on Gautier Vancleave Road, Lt. Jerry Cooksey said.
The chase continued east on U.S. 90 into Pascagoula, north on Mississippi 63, then west on I-10. Officers finally stopped the vehicle on I-10 westbound near the 56 mile marker, Cooksey said.
The driver of the vehicle, Lawrence Dumas, 24, of Crestview, Florida, faces a charge of felony fleeing and is wanted on additional felony charges in Okaloosa County, Fla.
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No one was injured in the pursuit, which included officers from the Pascagoula Police Department and the Jackson County Sheriff's Department.
Bond information on Dumas was not immediately available.