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

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

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.