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Rankin County authorities contact woman to pick up her purse with drugs inside

Leigh Ann Jackson (Source: Rankin County Sheriff's Dept.) Leigh Ann Jackson (Source: Rankin County Sheriff's Dept.)
Source: Rankin County Sheriff's Department Source: Rankin County Sheriff's Department
RANKIN COUNTY, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

Rankin County officials tell us someone found a purse on the side of the road with drugs inside it.

The person contacted authorities, who then contacted 24-year-old Leigh Ann Jackson, to pick up her purse.

We're told Jackson arrived at a location to pick up her purse and police were there.

Officials tried to stop her, but she fled the scene, leading authorities on a chase that ended in Madison County.

Authorities say the pursuit started in the Leesburg Community in Rankin County. 

Jackson is in the Rankin County Jail without bond.

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