The Ridgeland Police Department issued the following press release and mug shot:
Wednesday, September 14, 2016, approximately 0630 hours, the Ridgeland Police Department with the assistance of the US Marshal’s Fugitive Task Force took the below listed subject into custody for an outstanding warrant with the Ridgeland Police Department.
Jimmie Lashaun Gardner
34 years of age
Lynda Street, Jackson, MS
Gardner was wanted in connection with the Labor Day weekend chase by Ridgeland Police Department where he (Gardner) was driving a vehicle the wrong direction on the lower Spillway Road near the Ross Barnett Reservoir and nearly struck several vehicles head on while attempting to avoid a safety checkpoint. Ridgeland Police attempted to stop the vehicle driven by Gardner but he failed to stop and led officers on a chase which eventually resulted in Gardner crashing the vehicle and fleeing on foot.
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• Possession of Controlled Substance – Felony
• Possession of Controlled Substance – Misdemeanor
• Possession of Paraphernalia
• Disorderly Conduct – Failure to Comply
• Felony Fleeing Arrest – Felony.
Gardner is scheduled to appear in Ridgeland Municipal Court on Tuesday, October 4th at 8:30 am.