Mexico Man Leads MPSD On Foot Pursuit Early Thursday Morning

An early-morning foot pursuit in south-central Mexico lands a Mexico man behind bars.

According to Mexico Public Safety, they received reports of someone rummaging through vehicles in the 1100 block of South Western just before 6:00 this (Thursday) morning.

Officers located 27-year old Damon L. Johnson, Junior in the 1800 block of West Street.

Johnson ran from officers and was ultimately taken into custody at 6:19 a few blocks away.

Investigation showed Johnson had stolen property from at least two vehicles.

He is in the Audrain County Jail, charged with felony stealing (prior offender) and resisting arrest.