Hit-and-run suspect caught after pursuit

Franklin County officers were involved in the pursuit of a hit-and-run suspect along I-30 around 3 a.m. Christmas morning, December 25.

An accident had occurred on west bound I-30 near the 150 mile marker and a 2015 Chrysler 200 failed to stop and render aid. Deputies Steve Matus and James Hawkins and Police Officer Hunter Lawrence responded. See the January 3 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald for more about this and other incidents in the Law Enforcement Report.