One Arrested, One Wanted after Tuesday Chase

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MADISON COUNTY, Tenn. – Madison County authorities have identified the two men they believe were involved in a burglary on Mifflin Road. According to the Madison County Sheriff‘s Department, Jarvis Antwon Hodges, 25, of Jackson, was arrested Tuesday and is now charged with aggravated burglary, vandalism and evading arrest. The second suspect, Thaddeus Jarold Johnson, 23, of Clarksville, is still on the run. Johnson faces the same charges as Hodges and is additionally charged with the unlawful possession of a weapon. According to investigators, deputies pulled over a red sedan, at the intersection of Beech Bluff Road and Mifflin Road, around 9:30 a.m., Tuesday. That vehicle matched the description of a reported suspicious vehicle on Deep Gap Road. After the car was pulled over in an abandoned bank parking lot, deputies reported the two men inside jumped out of the car. One of the men was armed with a handgun. When Captain Anthony Heavner, who was one of the deputies that stopped the vehicle, pointed his weapon at the suspect, the suspect dropped his weapon on the ground and the pair ran into nearby woods. Deputies took several bags full of items out of the vehicle. They also removed a flat screen television from the car. Investigators believe the items were stolen from a home in the 900 block of Mifflin Road. Hodges was arrested near the scene while Johnson is still wanted by authorities. If you have any information on his whereabouts, contact the Madison County Sheriff’s Department (731.423.6000) or Crime Stoppers (731.424.8477).

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