Police: Man arrested after stealing Jackson fire official’s car from fire station

Police: Man arrested after stealing Jackson fire official’s car from fire station
The picture shows a pair of handcuffs on a black wooden table. (Source: Gray News)

JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - A man is behind bars after allegedly stealing a fire official’s car in Jackson.

Division Fire Chief Cleotha Sanders said the car was stolen from Station 6 and belonged to the District One Fire Chief.

Aaron Jones, 25, was captured after being spotted by a Hinds County deputy.

Captain Tyree Jones with the Hinds County Sheriff’s Department said that the suspect tried to flee and crashed on Capitol Street and Ellis Avenue.

Police: Man arrested after stealing Jackson fire official’s car from fire station
Police: Man arrested after stealing Jackson fire official’s car from fire station (Source: JPD)

The suspect tried to run away but was eventually apprehended and taken to the Hinds County Detention Center.

Jones’ charges are felony fleeing law enforcement and possession of stolen vehicle.

Jones said that the vehicle may have been involved in other crimes in Jackson.

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