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Guns, drugs found after high-speed chase

4 years 8 months 2 weeks ago Tuesday, June 04 2019 Jun 4, 2019 June 04, 2019 8:12 AM June 04, 2019 in News
Source: WBRZ
Photo: Antre Joseph, Javontrae Richard, and Bazil Lancelin

IBERIA PARISH - Three men have been arrested for leading law enforcement on a chase over the weekend.

Sunday afternoon deputies with the Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office attempted to stop a vehicle for traffic violations. According to a news release, the driver failed to stop.

After a high-speed chase, things ended on Bayou Side Road.  Authorities say the vehicle crashed in a cane field and three occupants fled on foot. They were soon captured.

While searching the vehicle authorities found marijuana, cocaine, meth, a loaded firearm, and more than $2,000. Deputies also recovered two loaded firearms the passengers tried to get rid of during the chase.

Deputies arrested 25-year-old Antre Joseph, 21-year-old Javontrae Richard, and 22-year-old Bazil Lancelin. Their charges include possession with intent to distribute illegal narcotics, felon in possession of a weapon, flight from an officer, and various traffic violations.

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