Arrest made in Pearl crash & dash burglary - - Jackson, MS

Arrest made in Pearl crash & dash burglary

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PEARL, MS (WLBT) - Pearl police make an arrest in the January 6th crash and dash burglary of a gas station there.

Surveillance video from the Mac's Gas on Highway 80 caught it all on tape. 

Police say 40-year-old James Roosevelt Bethea of Jackson had fled to Peoria, Illinois. U.S. Marshals helped capture Bethea. His court appearance in Illinois is Thursday but Bethea will be extradited to Mississippi.

He is on probation here and also wanted by Ridgeland police for numerous business burglaries.

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