Man Charged With Felony Fleeing

Teddy Cobb

Teddy Cobb

PRENTISS COUNTY, Miss. (WCBI) – Prentiss County sheriff’s deputies have arrested a Tupelo man who fled from officers at roadside safety checkpoint.

On Tuesday night, 26-year old Teddy Raricus Cobb fled from officers after he stopped his vehicle and fled on foot, leaving behind a small child in the car.

According to Sheriff Randy Tolar, officers pursued Cobb to the intersection of Industrial Park Road and North Fifth Street in Baldwyn.

Officers found a loaded pistol that Cobb left behind while fleeing.

Cobb is charged with felony fleeing, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, along with misdemeanor possession of controlled substance, and no drivers license.

Cobb remains in custody with a $7,500 total bond.

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