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  • Man crashes in bayou after high-speed chase, attempts to swim away

    June 10, 2016 12:21 AM

    LABADIEVILLE - The Assumption Parish Sheriff's Office arrested a man after they say he led officers on a high-speed chase in a stolen car before crashing into Bayou Lafourche in Labadieville. According to deputies, the chase began when they saw a car speeding on LA-1 late Monday night. Two... more »
  • Man's sentence delayed after killing 5 in road rage-fueled I-10 chase Play Video

    May 12, 2016 9:12 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Sentencing has been delayed on Thursday for a man convicted of killing five people during an alcohol and road rage-fueled high speed chase in 2011. The sentencing was delayed until Aug. 18. 34-year-old David Leger was scheduled to be sentenced for five counts of vehicular... more »
  • Repeat felony drug offenders arrested at end of high-speed chase

    February 17, 2016 2:05 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a pair of repeat felony drug offenders at the end of a high-speed chase through residential Baton Rouge neighborhoods Tuesday afternoon. 23-year-old Deaundre Williams was booked into the parish prison on charges of possession with intent to distribute cocaine, possession with intent to distribute... more »
  • Fleeing driver escapes after overnight police chase

    February 3, 2016 11:52 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A driver managed to run and hide from State Police after a pursuit over the Mississippi River Wednesday night. The unidentified driver got away after abandoning the vehicle on Airline Highway near Plank Road. State Police said Thursday, the driver was not apprehended. The pursuit... more »
  • Man arrested after leading police into Ponchatoula during high speed chase

    November 3, 2015 12:36 PM

    PONCHATOULA - State Police say they have taken a man into custody after he led troopers on a high speed chase near Ponchatoula early Tuesday. State Trooper Dustin Dwight told WWL-TV that 42-year-old Keith Wood's vehicle was disabled near the intersection of 3rd and East Pecan streets, which is... more »
  • 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 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 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 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 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 »

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