Man crashes into house while running from police, arrested under false name
BATON ROUGE - A man who allegedly ran from police and crashed into a home over the weekend has been rebooked into prison after officers learned he gave a false name during his arrest.
According to the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office, Brandon Jeane fled from police after they tried to pull him over for nearly hitting another vehicle around 4 a.m. Sunday on Sherwood Forest Boulevard. While fleeing from police, Jeane allegedly swerved and crashed into a home on Parkwood Avenue.
According to BRPD, Jeane would not exit the vehicle following the crash. When he finally did, he attempted to flee on foot. Police were able to detain him and found him to be in possession of a stolen firearm, as well as several Lortab pills. Officers also learned that the SUV Jeane was driving was reported stolen.
Jeane was taken to the East Baton Rouge Prison Sunday, however it was later revealed he gave police a false name during booking.
He was properly identified as Brandon Jeane Monday and rebooked on charges including reckless operation, aggravated flight from an officer, unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, theft of a firearm, possession of a firearm, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, and misrepresentation during booking.