One arrested, one on the run following boat chase in Jackson County

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Pascagoula police have one man in custody and are looking for another for stealing a boat in Moss Point.

Police are searching for 31-year-old Gary McClain Jr. of Gautier.

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Around 7 a.m., police were called to the Lighthouse Boat Launch to investigate a report of a stolen boat. Officers attempted to question two suspects who took off in a small boat. They led police north up the river towards Krebs Lake.

Several law enforcement agencies across the Coast assisted in the search. Twenty-one year-old Joshua Broadus was spotted by helicopter and taken into custody on Rabbit Island. He’s been charged with one count of possession of stolen property.

If you have any information on McClain call the Pascagoula Police Department at 762-2211.