Man running from deputies asks off-duty detective for a ride, police say

JACKSON POLICE SAY ONE OF THEIR OWN CAUGHT A MAN ON THE RUN FROM HINDS COUNTY DEPUTIES WHEN HE ASKED THE OFF DUTY DETECTIVE FOR A RIDE. MARCO JONES WAS TAKEN INTO CUSTODY ON OLD SQUARE ROAD BY AN OFF DUTY ROBBERY HOMICIDE DETECTIVE. POLICE SAY JONES ASKED THE OFFICER TO GIVE HIM A LIFT AS A TRIED TO EVADE AUTHORITIES. THEY LEARNED JONES WAS WANTED BY J-P-D FOR AGGRAVAT

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Man running from deputies asks off-duty detective for a ride, police say

A man running from deputies in Mississippi tried to get away by asking an off-duty police detective for a ride, according to authorities.Marco Jones was taken into custody by an off-duty robbery/homicide detective, according to Jackson police officials. The detective was driving his personal vehicle when Jones stopped him, police said.When Hinds County deputies arrived on the scene, they ran a check on Jones and discovered he was wanted by the Jackson Police Department for aggravated assault, attempted murder and being a convicted felon in possession of a firearm. The charges stem from a March 4 incident, police said.

A man running from deputies in Mississippi tried to get away by asking an off-duty police detective for a ride, according to authorities.

Marco Jones was taken into custody by an off-duty robbery/homicide detective, according to Jackson police officials. The detective was driving his personal vehicle when Jones stopped him, police said.

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When Hinds County deputies arrived on the scene, they ran a check on Jones and discovered he was wanted by the Jackson Police Department for aggravated assault, attempted murder and being a convicted felon in possession of a firearm.

The charges stem from a March 4 incident, police said.

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