Pursuit leads to arrest in Jay

Santa Rosa County law enforcement zeros in on stolen vehicle, driver runs

A Niceville, Fla. man was arrested by Santa Rosa County deputies after a felony takedown attempt to secure the reportedly stolen vehicle he was driving ended with a short high speed chase in Jay Monday afternoon.

James Dexter Jackson, 32, faces felony charges of vehicle theft, fleeing and eluding, stolen credit card and drug possession after deputies responded to a possible stolen white Jeep complaint out of Fort Walton Beach and attempted a traffic stop at the Exxon gas station on Highway 4 in Jay which led to a high speed pursuit.

According to a Santa Rosa County Sheriff's Office report, J....