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18-year-old allegedly led deputies on 140 mph chase through multiple parishes

1 month 2 weeks 3 hours ago Friday, October 22 2021 Oct 22, 2021 October 22, 2021 2:58 PM October 22, 2021 in News
Source: WBRZ

CONVENT - An 18-year-old allegedly led sheriff's deputies on a high-speed chase through three parishes Thursday. 

The Assumption Parish Sheriff's Office, happened Thursday afternoon on LA 70. The department said the driver, identified as 18-year-old Kylin Joseph, refused to pull over for deputies after a traffic violation. 

Joseph led law enforcement eastbound down the highway, crossing into Ascension and St. James parishes and reaching speeds over 140 mph. 

The pursuit came to an end near the Sunshine Bridge in St. James Parish.

Joseph was taken into custody and booked on charges of aggravated flight from an officer and speeding. 

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