Richland police pursuit ends in crash in Pearl

Photo: WJTV

PEARL, Miss. (WJTV) — A police pursuit that began in Richland ended in a crash in Pearl, police said.

Officers arrested 46-year-old Kelsey Herrin.

Kelsey Arnold Herrin (Photo courtesy of WCBI)
Kelsey Arnold Herrin (Photo courtesy of WCBI)

Richland Police Chief Russel James said the pursuit involved a vehicle that was stolen out of Yalobusha County.

The driver of the vehicle didn’t stop and rammed a police cruiser off the road on Highway 49, Chief James said.

We’re told the driver got onto the interstate and crashed neat the I-20 East Airport Road exit.

Right now, the driver is facing a possession of a stolen vehicle charge. Police said more charges are expected.

The officer that was forced off the road is okay.

James said Herrin is wanted in Covington, Calhoun, and Jones counties as well. He was taken to the hospital to be treated for minor injuries.

 

 

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