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Aberdeen man arrested after multi-state chase

An Aberdeen man is charged with leading law enforcement officers on a chase.

Posted: Feb. 6, 2019 4:05 PM
Updated: Feb. 6, 2019 7:25 PM

ABERDEEN, Miss. (WTVA) - An Aberdeen man is charged with leading law enforcement officers on a chase.

James Eugene Dean, 30, of Aberdeen, was arrested Tuesday, Feb. 5, and charged with felony fleeing, along with several misdemeanors.

Monroe County Sheriff Cecil Cantrell said Dean fled from law enforcement in Hamilton, Alabama. He was driving a pickup truck with an expired tag.

The sheriff said his deputies took up the chase as Dean entered the county in the Gattman community.

Dean was eventually stopped. Cantrell said Dean was driving recklessly at high speeds.

It’s unknown if he will face charges in Alabama.

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