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Two face charges after rural Livingston Parish crime spree

10 months 2 weeks 4 days ago January 19, 2016 Jan 19, 2016 Tuesday, January 19 2016 January 19, 2016 10:14 PM in News
Source: WBRZ
By: Hunter Robinson, Trey Schmaltz

ALBANY – Two men were booked into jail Tuesday night after a manhunt, police chase and car crash earlier in the day.

The Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office said Demarco Carter and Quenton Livers burglarized a home on Jacob Street. A witness described the pair and their vehicle to a responding deputy who found them and tried to stop the suspected burglars.

When the deputy tried to stop the vehicle, the driver sped off on La. 43 and crashed. Both Carter and Livers were inside the vehicle, deputies said, and tried to run away.

Carter was injured and apprehended quickly, the sheriff's office said in a news release and Livers was arrested after a manhunt that lasted into Tuesday evening.

Carter was taken to an area hospital with injuries sustained in the car crash. He will be booked into jail when he is released from the hospital.

Livers was booked into jail Tuesday night.

We have recovered stolen property from the suspect vehicle and that this investigation is not over,” Sheriff Jason Ard said in a statement.

It was unclear which suspect was driving the automobile.

The Albany Police Department is handling the theft case.

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