Man arrested after leading police on chase. Suspect faces drug, assaulting officer charges
Published 5:42 am Friday, April 16, 2021
A Tennessee man is in custody after leading police on a 4-mile pursuit through a Mississippi town that ended with a three-vehicle wreck.
The Daily Journal in Tupelo reports that Benjamin Lawrence Mangrum, 37, of 5368 Hargrove Road, Franklin, Tennessee, was booked into the Lee County Jail and charged with assaulting a police officer, felony fleeing, possession of a Schedule I drug and two misdemeanor traffic offenses — a tint violation and reckless driving
An adult from one of the other vehicles involved in the accident was transported to a local hospital for what appeared to be minor injuries, law enforcement officials said.