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Semi-truck stolen in Louisiana stopped in Warren County after chase

Source: MHP Cpl. Kervin Stewart Source: MHP Cpl. Kervin Stewart
Source: MHP Cpl. Kervin Stewart Source: MHP Cpl. Kervin Stewart
VICKSBURG, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

A stolen semi-truck from Louisiana was stopped in Warren County after a chase and the driver was arrested. 

The semi-truck, stolen in Madison Parish, Louisiana, would not stop for Madison Parish Deputies on I-20, near Delta, Louisiana and authorities chased the truck into Mississippi. 

According to Warren County Sheriff Warren Pace, they received the call around 2:50 p.m. from Madison Parish Deputies.

After crossing into Mississippi, Vicksburg Police attempted to stop the truck using a stop stick to deflate the tires. 

The truck continued eastbound on I-20 and was eventually stopped on US 61 north near the Warren/Issaquena County line by unit with the Warren County Sheriff's Department and the Mississippi Highway Patrol. 

The pursuit lasted an hour and 15 minutes. 

52-year-old Eddie Ray Dye, of Tallulah, Louisiana, was taken into custody without incident. 

He is being charged with felony eluding and is being held at the Warren County Jail on no bond. 

Additional charges are pending in Madison Parish, including theft of the 18-wheeler. 

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