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  • Video released of high-speed chase, driver blew .103 when arrested Play Video

    August 24, 2015 3:54 PM

    WALKER - Police said they arrested a highly-intoxicated Hammond man early Sunday morning after he led officers on a high-speed chase for more than 16 miles. Police said the pursuit began around 2 a.m. Sunday when officers saw a vehicle driven by 41-year-old Roland Reine slide to a stop... more »
  • Deputies: woman, suspect in chase knew each other

    February 12, 2015 10:49 PM

    PORT ALLEN - Investigators said a man who took them on a high speed chase and was charged with simple rape and false imprisonment had a past with the woman at the center of the ordeal. Thursday, the West Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office said Courtney Lacey and the... more »
  • Witnesses describe motel of horror; man arrested after police chase check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    February 11, 2015 2:04 PM

    PORT ALLEN-Investigators said a report of a kidnapping and rape led to a nearly 40-mile chase from West Baton Rouge Parish across the Atchafalaya Basin Bridge and almost into Lafayette Wednesday. Col. Richie Johnson with the West Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office said Courtney Lacey is being charged with simple... more »
  • 2 arrested after high-speed chase through BR

    October 28, 2014 11:43 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a man and woman after a chase through Baton Rouge early Tuesday morning, and said the driver told them he fled because he didn't want his wife to find out he was with a prostitute. BRPD charged Paul Baker, 38, with aggravated flight, resisting... more »
  • Police: Man went on high-speed chase with son in car

    July 7, 2014 12:12 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A 30-year-old man sparked a police chase across Baton Rouge and into Baker Saturday while his son was in the passenger's seat, according to Baton Rouge Police. Police said they tried to stop Gad Black while he was driving carelessly and playing loud music in the... more »
  • Man in high-speed chase out of hospital, in jail

    June 20, 2014 2:09 PM

    LAFAYETTE - The man accused of stabbing a 16-year-old Florida girl at the end of a high-speed chase in Lafayette left the hospital Friday, and was immediately booked into the parish jail on attempted murder charges. Steven Myers, 41, also faces aggravated property damage charges after the chase Wednesday... more »
  • Teen 'serious but stable' after high-speed chase check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    June 19, 2014 3:15 PM

    LAFAYETTE - A dramatic high-speed chase late Wednesday started near Baton Rouge and ended nearly 40 miles later with the arrest of a registered sex offender travelling with a 16-year-old girl who is now hospitalized for stab wounds, according to authorities. Witnesses reported seeing Steven Myers, 41, and Ashley... more »
  • Two arrested after attempted break-in, chase check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    January 10, 2014 11:14 AM

    GEISMAR - Sheriff's deputies arrested two men after they said the pair tried to break into a home in Ascension Parish, then led authorities on a high-speed chase into Baton Rouge. Allison Hudson with the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office said authorities accused Thomodrick Johnson, 21, and Alvin Lemon Jr.,... more »
  • Two arrested after robbery, chase

    December 9, 2013 5:44 PM

    ETHEL - Sheriff's deputies in East Feliciana Parish arrested two men Monday after an armed robbery and high-speed chase ended in a crash. Deputies arrested Mark Lee of Zachary and Devin Isadore of Baton Rouge, booking both on two counts of armed robbery. Lee also faced charges of aggravated... more »
  • Gonzales PD tweaking pursuit policy check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    January 25, 2013 5:21 PM

    GONZALES - Changes are coming to a pursuit policy after a deadly chase involving Gonzales police officers. Chief Sherman Jackson spent the last month reviewing the high speed chase which involved one of his officers, and left two people dead. While he said today they would "tweak" the policies,... more »
  • High speed chase nets fugitive from Mississippi, Alabama

    January 11, 2013 1:12 PM

    WALKER - A fugitive from two states is in jail after a high speed chase in Livingston Parish Wednesday. Walker police say it began after a complaint that two men in a blue pickup were trying to buy drugs. Officers tried to stop the truck when it was spotted... more »
  • Warning was made before deadly chase ended

    December 21, 2012 10:18 PM

    GONZALES- Police discussed calling off a high-speed chase just before the chase ended in a deadly crash. Details were released in audio recordings between officers in pursuit and police radio headquarters. "If it gets too dangerous, 10:22 it. We'll cut a warrant if we need to," a supervisor... more »
  • Man apparently shoots self on TV after Ariz. chase

    September 28, 2012 3:05 PM

    PHOENIX - A man apparently shot himself in the head on live television at the end of a high-speed chase that began in Phoenix. Fox News was covering the chase that began at midday Friday using a live helicopter shot from its Phoenix affiliate when the man driving the small... more »
  • Body found in river believed to be bridge jumper

    August 31, 2011 11:47 AM

    HAHNVILLE - Sheriff's deputies reported that a body found in the Mississippi River this morning is believed to be a man that led authorities on a high-speed chase before jumping off a Gramercy bridge last week. St. Charles Parish Sheriff Greg Champagne said the Valero Refinery workers found a... more »
  • Two arrested in Port Allen implicated in Fla. murder

    June 10, 2011 1:12 PM

    PORT ALLEN - Authorities say one of two men arrested after a high-speed chase this morning in Port Allen has confessed to killing an elderly woman in Florida. West Baton Rouge Sheriff Mike Cazes said the man had been taken to a local hospital after deputies learned he'd overdosed... more »
  • Man arrested after chase, armed robbery of his mother

    January 20, 2011 2:20 PM

    BATON ROUGE – A man accused of robbing his mother at gunpoint has been arrested after a chase with East Baton Rouge sheriff's deputies. Casey Hicks with EBRSO said 41-year-old Travis Hoover was arrested after he fled from deputies in a white SUV, and later crashed near the intersection of... more »

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