RICHLAND, Miss. (WJTV) –Two people are in custody after Richland Police say they busted them for being in a stolen vehicle.
35-year-old David Crenshaw and 33-year-old John Potts were arrested around 2:45 a.m. Crenshaw was arrested without incident.
Police said Potts, the passenger, ran away from the scene and officers used K-9 Officer Rico to track him down. The K-9 bit him, and he was taken into custody. He was taken to the hospital to be treated for his injury.
Potts is charged with Possession of a stolen vehicle, fleeing/eluding officers, and disorderly conduct. Crenshaw is charged with possession of a stolen vehicle and driving while license suspended.
The vehicle was reported stolen in Gulfport.