An alert citizen in Covington County spotted the stolen red Chevrolet pickup that JCSD was seeking and alerted authorities. The Covington County Sheriff's Department quickly responded and detained the suspect and recovered the vehicle.
Jones County Sheriff Joe Berlin notes, "Great job today by an alert citizen in recognizing the stolen vehicle and a similarly great job by Covington County Sheriff's Department in taking the suspect into custody. We are in Covington County now taking the suspect into our custody and recovering the vehicle. Next stop will be the Jones County Adult Detention Facility. Great teamwork by all involved!"