On November 27, 2013, an officer with the Biloxi Police Department attempted to conduct a traffic stop on a 1997 Nissan Altima on I-10 near mile marker 42. The driver of the vehicle, Charles Nevtoney Bolton, signaled, indicating he was stopping, but continued west on I-10. Bolton then accelerated, indicating he was not stopping. As Bolton continued west, surrounding law enforcement agencies were notified and responded to assist. Bolton exited I-10 on Highway 49 north. Bolton continued fleeing until reaching Jim Lee Road. Bolton abandoned the vehicle and fled south into the wooded area on foot. Members of the Biloxi Police Department, Harrison County Sheriff's Department, Gulfport Police Department, Mississippi Highway Patrol, and Stone County Sheriff's Department established a perimeter where Bolton was later discovered hiding. Charles Bolton was charged with an outstanding Warrant through the Mississippi Department of Corrections for a probation violation. Charles was also booked in for Felony Eluding and Possession of a Firearm after Felony Conviction. The passenger, in the vehicle, Gevante Dale Bolton, was arrested for misdemeanor possession of marijuana and outstanding misdemeanor Warrants through the Biloxi Municipal Court.
Charles Bolton, will be transported to the Harrison County Adult Detention Center with $200,000 bond for Felony Eluding and Possession of the Firearm ordered by Justice Court Judge Albert Fountain. Bolton will be held with no bond for the probation violation. Gevante Bolton bonded out on the misdemeanor charges at the Biloxi Police Department.
Charles Nevtoney Bolton of Gulfport, MS is 29 years of age, and Gevante Dale Bolton of Gulfport, MS is 19 years of age.
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