Man leads chase from Tishomingo County into Alabama

TISHOMINGO COUNTY, Miss. (WCBI) – A man out on felony bond in Tishomingo County is back in jail after leading deputies on a chase into Alabama.

Curtis Collins, 28, of Cherokee, Alabama allegedly refused to stop for Tishomingo deputies when they attempted to pull him over for a switched tag.

Deputies said Collins was swerving into the opposite lane on Hwy 25 and threw things out the window.

Collins then turned onto CR 957, heading towards Alabama. Deputies were able to get in front of the Collins’ car which lead to Collins pulling alongside the deputies’ cars and trying to ram his car into theirs.

As the chase approached the Alabama state line, Tishomingo County deputies contacted Colbert County, Alabama Sheriff’s office to let them know about the situation.

Collins’ car began to have mechanical trouble. He pulled over and fled into the woods. Tishomingo deputies secured the passengers in the car and began looking for Collins.

Collins was found in the woods and detained by Colbert County deputies.

Collins was out on felony bond due to recent felony charges in Tishomingo County. He has agreed to be extradited back to Tishomingo County, where he will face multiple felony charges.

The other passengers in the car were later released.

This incident is still under investigation and updates will be made once Collins has been processed by Tishomingo County.

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