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Water Valley man arrested after pursuit

A Water Valley man was arrested Friday after trying to elude police officers who attempted to pull him over for a seat belt violation.

According to the Oxford Police Department, officers attempted to pull over a silver Ford Crown Victoria, driven by Carl Justice, 29; however, Justice didn’t stop and led police on a chase outside of city limits. He was apprehended eventually and charged with felony fleeing, no seat belt, no driver’s license, possession of drug paraphernalia, no insurance, reckless driving and also on an outstanding warrant from Lafayette County.

He was taken to the Lafayette County Detention Center where he was booked on a $5,000 bond.