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Checkpoint leads to high-speed chase, 1 sought

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Carl Edward Logan, 42/Photo credit: Covington Co. Jail Carl Edward Logan, 42/Photo credit: Covington Co. Jail
COVINGTON COUNTY, MS (WDAM) -

A suspect is being sought after a Tuesday afternoon safety checkpoint in Covington County led to multi-county high-speed chase.

The suspect has been identified as Carl Edward Logan, 42, according to Covington County Sheriff's Department Investigator Layne McLaurin.

"The suspect stopped at a safety checkpoint  at Union Church Road and Marson Trigg Road in Seminary," McLaurin said. "After speaking with the deputies, he took off and headed south down 49."

McLaurin added that the suspect took off Hwy 49 and went into Rawls Springs in Forrest County and ditched the vehicle on a dirt road off Lakewood Loop and fled on foot.

According to McLaurin, Logan has an outstanding warrant out of Jones County for possession of controlled substance.

Logan was last seen wearing a white shirt, according to deputies, but no other description was available.

If you have any information on the suspect or of how whereabouts, contact your closest law enforcement agency. 

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