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Manhunt leads to arrest of teen wanted out of Livingston Parish

8 years 5 months 4 weeks ago Tuesday, November 24 2015 Nov 24, 2015 November 24, 2015 12:43 PM November 24, 2015 in News
Source: WBRZ
By: Russell Jones

BATON ROUGE - Multiple law enforcement agencies swarmed an area of northeast East Baton Rouge Parish Tuesday morning as part of a search for a man wanted out of Livingston Parish.

Louisiana State Police said officers arrested 19-year-old Brady Jones, a convicted felon who LSP said was wanted for aggravated flight from an officer out of Livingston Parish.

Troopers initially told News 2 Jones was wanted for attempted murder, but later said that was not the case.

Authorities had a scene taped off on Kilona Drive where the pursuit began after a traffic stop. A Louisiana State Police helicopter joined authorities on the ground as they searched an area north of Greenwell Street for Jones, and he was taken into custody around 1 p.m.

LSP said Jones will be booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish jail on charges of Aggravated Flight from an Officer, No Seat Belt, Driving with a Suspended License, and the warrants from Denham Springs Police. 

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