TRAFFIC INCIDENT – PURSUIT – TYLER JOSEPH CHENEVERT
PIERRE PART – Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon reports the arrest of Tyler Joseph Chenevert, 29, of 39150 Highway 621, Gonzales, LA, on multiple felony charges arising from a traffic incident on LA 70 west of LA 1 on Monday evening.
A uniformed patrol deputy observed a westbound vehicle on LA 70 commit a traffic violation and attempted a stop of that vehicle. The suspect vehicle engaged the deputy in a pursuit situation into Pierre Part. The suspect exceeded speeds of 100 miles per hour through Pierre Part, at which time he turned into the Landry Subdivision area. Pursuing deputies located the suspect vehicle in a driveway in the 3600 block of Keith Street. The front door of the residence at the location was open. At that time, deputies encountered the suspect, now identified as Tyler Joseph Chenevert. As deputies attempted to arrest Chenevert, a struggle ensued. Deputies quickly restrained Chenevert and took him into custody. Tyler Joseph Chenevert was booked into the Assumption Parish Detention Center on charges of:
*Aggravated Flight from an Officer
*Unauthorized Entry of an Inhabited Dwelling
*Resisting an Officer with Force or Violence
*Driving Under a Suspended Driver’s License
*Reckless Operation of a Motor Vehicle
Tyler Joseph Chenevert remains incarcerated with bond set at $285,000.
For additional information concerning this News Release, contact Sheriff Leland Falcon or Public Information Officer, Lonny Cavalier at (985) 498-9353 or (985) 369-7281.