Adult in custody after allegedly sending kids inside Byram Walmart to shoplift

Published: Nov. 29, 2022 at 9:57 PM CST
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BYRAM, Miss. (WLBT) - Three juveniles were charged with shoplifting, and an adult faces multiple charges after a series of events Tuesday evening that began in the Byram Walmart and continued with a police chase into Jackson.

James Jackson was apprehended by police off West Woodrow Wilson Ave in North Jackson at about 7:30 p.m. He has been charged with three counts of contributing to the delinquency of minors, child endangerment, DUI, traffic offenses, felony fleeing, resisting arrest, and shoplifting, according to Byram Police.

He is being held without bond at Hinds County Detention Center.

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