Manhunt leads to arrest of teen wanted out of Livingston Parish
BATON ROUGE - Multiple law enforcement agencies swarmed an area of northeast East Baton Rouge Parish Tuesday morning as part of a search for a man wanted out of Livingston Parish.
Louisiana State Police said officers arrested 19-year-old Brady Jones, a convicted felon who LSP said was wanted for aggravated flight from an officer out of Livingston Parish.
Troopers initially told News 2 Jones was wanted for attempted murder, but later said that was not the case.
Authorities had a scene taped off on Kilona Drive where the pursuit began after a traffic stop. A Louisiana State Police helicopter joined authorities on the ground as they searched an area north of Greenwell Street for Jones, and he was taken into custody around 1 p.m.
LSP said Jones will be booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish jail on charges of Aggravated Flight from an Officer, No Seat Belt, Driving with a Suspended License, and the warrants from Denham Springs Police.
Desktop NewsClick to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
McKinley High athletes want playoff suspension waived
Bobcat spotted in neighborhood off Perkins Road
Older brother makes sweet gesture days before sister's open heart surgery
LSU Greek Life Task Force releases changes to come this fall
This is nuts: Second squirrel in a week causes power outages in...