Mississippi deputies seize 907 grams of meth after man leads high-speed chase through two counties

Published 3:56 pm Wednesday, April 13, 2022

A man led Mississippi deputies on a high-speed chase through two counties before being arrested and found with 907 grams of methamphetamine.

Laurel Police officers attempted to make a traffic stop at approximately noon Tuesday near 32nd Street and Greenwood Drive.

The driver – later identified as Jermaine Campbell, 40, fled the scene after officers attempted to make contact. Campbell led officers on a high-speed chase through Jones and Jasper counties. The chase, which started in Laurel, ended in Bay Springs when Jasper County deputies deployed stop sticks near the Bay Springs city limits.

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Campbell was arrested and taken into custody. Officers seized 907 grams of methamphetamine.

Campbell was charged with one count of felony fleeing and one count of aggravated trafficking of a controlled substance.

His bond was set at $55,000 in Laurel Municipal Court.