Mississippi man arrested after fleeing officers during traffic stop

Published 8:49 am Tuesday, June 25, 2024

A Mississippi man was arrested on multiple charges after he fled police during a weekend traffic stop.

According to information from Vicksburg Police Department (VPD), 29-year-old Dikembe Stewart, of Vicksburg, was arrested Sunday at 10:24 p.m. after he fled from officers who attempted to stop his vehicle for a traffic violation.

Stewart made his initial appearance in Vicksburg Municipal Court Monday to face charges of felony eluding and possession of a
firearm by a felon.

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Judge Angela Carpenter set his bond at $35,000 and bound him over to the Warren County Grand Jury.