Bessemer police chase suspect who stole police car

What started as a traffic stop turned into police chasing one of their own vehicles overnight.

Posted: Dec 5, 2017 9:09 AM

Bessemer police arrested a man overnight after they said he led them on a chase in one of their patrol cars.

Police pulled over a man overnight for a traffic stop and said they smelled marijuana, Birmingham ABC affiliate ABC 33/40 reported.

Officers chased the suspect, Dexter Jordan, for about 10 miles before they said he ditched the car and ran into some woods.

Jordan was arrested by police and K-9 units, 33/40 reported.

Police told the station they also found six pounds of marijuana in Jordan's car.

He is expected to face multiple charges.

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