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Police chase in St. Tammany ends in crash, suspect charged

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ST. TAMMANY PARISH, LA (WVUE) -

St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office and Louisiana State Police have arrested a man who fled the scene of a chase Wednesday. 

STPSO and LSP were in pursuit of the driver when the vehicle crashed off Bootlegger Road just West of Hwy 1077, according to a Facebook post by the department.

According to Nola.com | The Times-Picayune, Jason Randall Bourgeouis, 42, of Tangipahoa Parish was arrested and taken into custody after leading police on a chase along Interstate 12

He crashed a vehicle reported stolen into a ditch south of Covington, according to the report. 

For more information, read the article by Kim Chatelain here. 

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