2 charged after high-speed chase from Alabama to Mississippi

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Deanna Clark, 28, and Michael Varner, 37, were arrested after leading police on a chase that crossed state lines. (Photo Source: WLOX)
Deanna Clark, 28, and Michael Varner, 37, were arrested after leading police on a chase that crossed state lines. (Photo Source: WLOX)

GAUTIER, MS (WLOX) - The Mobile Police Department has identified two suspects who were arrested after a police chase from Mobile, AL crossed into Mississippi.

Deanna Clark, 28, and Michael Varner, 37, were arrested and charged with the chase, drug possession, reckless endangerment, and possession of a firearm without permit.

All four adults in the vehicle, a woman and three men, were taken into custody. A three-year-old child was also in the car at the time of the chase.

The pursuit was led by the driver of a white Chevy HHR and started near Theodore Dawes Rd in Mobile.

The car was finally stopped by Mississippi Highway Patrol in Gautier on I-10 on the Pascagoula River Bridge. Corporal LaDerrick DuBose with Mobile Police says the chase reached up to 93 mph.

Police say they found drug paraphernalia and a gun inside the car.

MHP spokesman Chase Elkins says a family member picked up the child from the scene.

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