High Speed chase begins in Hattiesburg, ends in Jeff Davis Count - WDAM-TV 7-News, Weather, Sports-Hattiesburg, MS

High Speed chase begins in Hattiesburg, ends in Jeff Davis County

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - Two Jeff Davis County men are behind bars after leading several area law enforcement agencies on a high-speed chase Monday night through four counties. 

Jerry Laird, 24, and Lorenzo Fairley, 23, both of Prentiss, are charged with armed robbery.

Officials say additional charges may be filed against the two suspects. Authorities say the high-speed chase began in Hattiesburg on J. Ed Turner Road when the two tried to rob two other men at gunpoint. 

Officers chased the suspects through parts of Forrest, Lamar, Covington and Jeff Davis Counties until the suspects wrecked their truck. 

Fairley was apprehended Monday night, Laird turned himself in to authorities Tuesday.  

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