Criminal Pursuit in Morehouse Parish

Published 04/23 2014 04:19PM

Updated 04/23 2014 06:25PM

The Morehouse Parish Sheriff Office received a call from a residence on Wilkins Dr. of a disturbance with the suspect armed with a pistol. 


The suspect left the location before units arrived and a bolo was given out on the vehicle.  The vehicle was located on South Washington Street where he was stopped. The vehicle then left at a high rate of speed with deputies in pursuit.  The suspect ran through several stop signs and an active school zone; he disregarded all attempts to stop him. 


During the pursuit a MPSO unit was rammed from behind causing damage to the unit. 


Deputies were able to stop him on the Crossett Road.  The suspect then ran from the vehicle and was apprehended after a short foot pursuit. 


Deputies found a handgun on the suspect after being hand cuffed.


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