AGGRAVATED FLIGHT – DARIAN LATROY WILLIAMS, JR.
BELLE ROSE – Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon reports the arrest of Darian Latroy Williams, Jr., 20, of 38268 Michael Drive, Gonzales, LA, on felony charges arising out of a traffic incident late Saturday night near Belle Rose.
A uniformed patrol deputy observed a southbound vehicle near Plattenville commit a traffic violation and attempted a traffic stop of that vehicle. The suspect vehicle pulled over and as the deputy exited his vehicle to address the violator, the suspect vehicle fled southbound on LA 1.
The patrol deputy pursued the suspect vehicle at speeds in excess of 100 mph. A second patrol unit engaged in the pursuit. As a result, the two patrol units were able to create a box situation thus forcing an end to the pursuit.
The driver, now identified as Darian Latroy Williams, Jr. was arrested and booked into the parish detention center on charges of:
*Aggravated Flight from an Officer
*Driving on Roadway Laned for Traffic
*Resisting an Officer
Darian Latroy Williams, Jr. posted bond set at $30,000.
For additional information concerning this News Release, contact Sheriff Leland Falcon or Public Information Officer, Lonny Cavalier at 985-369-7281.