Man wanted for allegeding leading officers on chase Labor Day weekend arrested

Jimmie Gardner (Photo: Ridgeland PD)
Jimmie Gardner (Photo: Ridgeland PD)

RIDGELAND, Miss. (WJTV) — A man wanted for allegedly leading Ridgeland Police on a chase Labor Day weekend is in custody.

Ridgeland Police said 34-year-old Jimmie Lashaun Gardner was arrested Wednesday around 6:30 a.m.

Gardner allegedly drove a car the wrong way on Spillway Road near The Reservoir, according to police. We’re told he almost hit several vehicles head-on while he was trying to avoid a safety checkpoint. The suspect crashed his car and left the scene on foot.

Deputies located Gardner at his home on Lynda Street in Jackson Wednesday. He was hiding under a bed.

His bond is set at $30,000.

He’s charged with a two counts of possession of a controlled substance, possession of paraphernalia, disorderly conduct, and felony fleeing.


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