Thursday, March 6, 2014

Winston County Vehicle Theft Suspect Captured in Alabama

A suspect in a vehicle theft in Winston County has been captured in Alabama this week. A red Dodge Ram
was stolen  from the 5000 block of Hwy 15 N.  on Tuesday morning, February 18 at around 10:30 am from a residence. The vehicle was found on February 26 by the Escambia County, Florida Sheriff's Department. The vehicle had been stripped of its engine and transmission and other components.

Authorities have been looking for John Michael Jackson in connection with the theft. On Monday, Jackson was picked up by Tuscaloosa County, Alabama authories during a routine traffic stop. Jackson was a passenger in the vehicle.

Jackson has waived extradition to Mississippi and Winston County authories will return Jackson to the county on Friday to face charges.