Airport police officer arrested for DUI - - Jackson, MS

Airport police officer arrested for DUI

RANKIN COUNTY, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

A Jackson International Airport officer is facing a number of charges, including DUI. Winona Police arrested Shechem Jemiah Townsend Sunday morning after he led officers on a chase.

Officers tried to pull Townsend over on Highway 82 in Winona, but he resisted then continued on I-55 North. He was eventually arrested.

Jackson International Airport says it cannot comment on Townsend's arrest because it's a personnel matter.

Police also charged Townsend with careless driving and failure to yield to blue lights.

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