Two Memphis men arrested after high-speed police chase, crash in Mississippi, officials say

Senatobia, MS — Two Memphis men are arrested after a police pursuit of a stolen car in Mississippi, according to the Senatobia Police Department.

Police said they noticed a car with a suspicious drive-out tag on August 28th around 4:30 p.m.

According to SPD, the driver of the stolen car behaved strangely and fled into the area of E. Gilmore Street.

Officers realized it was a stolen vehicle and started to chase it.

Police said the suspects James Hardge, 22, and Marcus Crawford, 19, both of Memphis, eventually traveled southbound on Interstate 55 into Panola County at speeds over 100 miles per hour.

Moments later the pursuit ended when the men attempted to make a quick turn and a Senatobia officer collided with the car overturning it into a ditch, said police.

Hardge was armed with a handgun and magazine at the time of his arrest, according to SPD.

Police said it is unknown what the suspects’ intentions were in Senatobia.

Hardge was charged with a felony offense of possession of a stolen car and other traffic offenses.

Marcus Crawford, 19 was charged with disorderly conduct.

A police cruiser had some damages, police said.

A Senatobia officer was treated for minor injuries, however, there were no injuries to the suspects.