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Manhunt Over in Pearl River County, Men Wanted in Tennessee

Photo from the Pearl River Co. Sheriff’s Dept.

PEARL RIVER COUNTY, Miss.–A manhunt that was underway Thursday morning after two Tennessee fugitives crashed a truck in a rural area in Pearl River County is over. Brothers Jessy and Jeffrey Marchbanks were wanted on residential burglary charges and were captured about 6:30 Thursday mroning, according to WLOX.

Cops told WLOX that the brothers and their father, 47-year-old Jeffrey Marchbanks, Sr., were spotted driving a truck away from a trailer park and crashed near Picayune. The brothers ran and got away. The father did not and is now in jail, charged with resisting arrest.

Thursday morning helicopters and K-9 officers were being used in the search.

Cops had considered the two armed and dangerous. Details on their capture were not immediately clear.

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