Mississippi man arrested after leading LSP on high-speed chase along I-20

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WEST MONROE, La. — A Mississippi man has been arrested in Monroe after leading Louisiana State Police on a high-speed chase down I-20.

According to arrest reports, 35-year-old Casey Jones was arrested and charged with the following:

  • Aggravated Flight
  • Flight from an Officer
  • Careless Operation
  • Improper Lane Usage
  • No Driver’s License
  • Possession of CDS IV — Promethazine
  • Possession of Firearm by Convicted Felon

Reports say that a Louisiana State Police Trooper attempted to stop Jones’ vehicle after witnessing it cross the white fog line along I-20.

Jones’ allegedly continued driving, reaching speeds of 140 MPH, before crashing into a guard rail at the Hall Street exit. Police say that Jones’ attempted to run after the crash, but was taken into custody.

During a search of Jones’ vehicle, police found 7.5 gallons of Promethazine along with two handguns.

Police say that Jones is a convicted felon and also did not have a driver’s license.

Jones was taken to the hospital for minor injuries before being booked into the Ouachita Correctional Center.

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