Mississippi Police capture man after interstate standoff
JACKSON COUNTY, MS – *Update* All interstate lanes are now open.
Troopers have safely captured the driver of the 18-wheeler, who started a police chase and ended with in interstate standoff.
Happening now, a section of interstate in Mississippi is close due to a standoff between police and an 18-wheeler.
Jackson County Sheriff’s Department advises that all westbound lanes of I-10 from exits 57 to 61 are closed.
State troopers are on the scene, and have an 18-wheeler pulled over.
The driver of the semi-truck is allegedly armed with a machete and disobeying the troopers orders to exit the vehicle.
A police chase started in Alabama, and crossed the state line into Mississippi around 9 A.M.
This is an active situation.
Please check back for updates as they become available.