Suspected car thief runs out of gas during high-speed chase with Mississippi law officers

Published 9:37 pm Saturday, August 13, 2022

A suspected car thief’s luck ran out of gas Friday as the stolen car he was driving sputtered to a stop after a high-speed chase with police.

Jones County Sheriff’s Office deputies said they arrested Daniel Perry after his car ran out of gas after a multi-mile chase.

The pursuit started after law officers spotted the suspected stolen vehicle at a Dollar General in the Calhoun community. As they got near the vehicle Perry sped away.

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Deputies said Perry will be charged with felony fleeing an officer and possession of stolen property.