CPD: Man arrested for stealing police car has mental health issues

CPD: Man arrested for stealing police car has mental health issues
Daler Singh of Clinton is charged with auto theft. (Source: Clinton Police Department)

CLINTON, Miss. (WLBT) - Clinton Police arrest a man for a crime only to learn that he may be mentally ill.

Daler Singh of Clinton is charged with auto theft.

Detectives say Singh stole a CPD vehicle from a local apartment complex.

Singh was later arrested at a Walgreens in Byram and his bond is set at $200,000.

CPD says Singh is known by first responders for multiple calls related to mental illness issues.

Investigators are working with the courts to get Singh mental health assistance.

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