Hattiesburg police arrest three following traffic stop

Hattiesburg police arrest three following traffic stop
Jaquan Price (left), Jason Walker (center) and Keenen Ross were arrested following a Thursday night traffic stop. (Source: Hattiesburg Police Department)

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (WDAM) - Hattiesburg police arrested three men following a Thursday night traffic stop.

Hattiesburg Police Department spokesman Ryan Moore said officers stopped a vehicle near the intersection of Bay Street and Rebecca Avenue just before 11 p.m.

Moore said one man, identified as 20-year-old Jaquan Price, attempted to run from police. Price, of Hattiesburg, was arrested after a chase.

Police also arrested 33-year-old Jason Walker, of Hattiesburg, and 24-year-old Keenen Ross, of Prentiss, according to Moore.

Price was charged with fugitive from another jurisdiction, simple assault on a law enforcement officer, possession of a weapon by a convicted felon, disorderly conduct-failure to comply and possession of Xanax.

Walker was charged with possession of a weapon by a convicted felon, and Ross was charged with operation of a vehicle in unsafe-mechanical condition.

Police seized two weapons and pills.

The three men were booked in the Forrest County Jail.

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