Long pursuit lands man behind bars in Yalobusha County

Martavius Davis, 23, was arrested Saturday in Yalobusha County.

Posted: Jan 10, 2018 3:17 PM

YALOBUSHA COUNTY, Miss. (WTVA) – A man faces multiple forms of aggravated assault after leading law enforcement on a 52-mile pursuit.

Martavius Davis, 23, was arrested Saturday in Yalobusha County.

He led law enforcement on the pursuit while in a stolen vehicle. The pursuit began in Desoto County when Hernando police tried to stop Davis after being notified of the stolen vehicle.

The pursuit ended in Yalobusha County in a multi-vehicle wreck.

The wreck injured a motorist and almost injured a Yalobusha County deputy. The injured motorist was taken to a Memphis hospital.

As a result, Davis was charged with six counts of aggravated assault, one count of aggravated assault on a police officer and one count of possession of a stolen vehicle.

Article Comments

Tupelo
Clear
60° wxIcon
Hi: 67° Lo: 50°
Feels Like: 60°
Columbus
Clear
57° wxIcon
Hi: 65° Lo: 52°
Feels Like: 57°
Oxford
Clear
59° wxIcon
Hi: 71° Lo: 45°
Feels Like: 59°
Starkville
Clear
54° wxIcon
Hi: 63° Lo: 47°
Feels Like: 54°
WTVA Radar
WTVA Temperatures
WTVA Severe Weather