FAILURE TO APPEAR WARRANT – AGGRAVATED FLIGHT
THOMAS M. WILCOX (I.C.E. ARREST)
NAPOLEONVILLE – Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon reports the arrest of Thomas M. Wilcox, 60, of 4222 Highway 1, Napoleonville, LA on felony charges arising of a pursuit situation on Saturday evening.
An I.C.E. assigned unit observed a southbound vehicle in the 4700 block of LA 1 and recognized the driver as being Thomas M. Wilcox. The deputy was aware of existing warrants for Wilcox. The deputy attempted to initiate a stop of the vehicle but the suspect engaged officers into a pursuit situation.
That pursuit exceeded speeds of 100 miles per hour and Wilcox drove in a reckless and dangerous manner.
The suspect vehicle pulled into the yard of his residence at 4222 Highway 1 and fled into the home.
Deputies applied for and were granted a search warrant for Wilcox’s home.
Deputies made entry into the home and did locate and arrest Thomas M. Wilcox. He was booked into the Assumption Parish Detention Center on charges of:
*Resisting an Officer
*Speeding 100 (plus) in a 55 MPH Zone
*Improper Lane Usage
*Failure to Signal a Turn
*Fugitive Warrant – Failure to Appear for Resisting an Officer (Assumption Parish)
Thomas M. Wilcox was released on a $57,600 bond.
For additional information concerning this News Release, contact Sheriff Leland Falcon or Public Information Officer, Lonny Cavalier at 985-369-7281.