Suspect ID’d in police chase that injured 2 officers near Florida rest stop

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UPDATE: (5/12/20 3:29 p.m.) — The suspect in the police chase has been identified as 46-year-old John Thomas Puckett of Dresden, Tenn., according to the Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office. Puckett is a registered sex offender.

UPDATE (5/12/2020 12:28 p.m.) — Mobile Police tell News 5 the car was stolen from Dean McCrary Kia and a chase started. We are working to learn more about the end of the chase.

MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) — Two Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) officers are hurt after a police chase ends with a crash on I-10 near a rest stop in Florida.

The suspect allegedly stole a car from Dean McCrary in Mobile. The suspect then crashed into a semi-truck near exit 5. One trooper is being transported for help.


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