Juvenile allegedly carjacks truck, leads Iberia Parish Deputies in chase

Photo: MGN
Photo: MGN

NEW IBERIA, La. (KLFY)— Deputies arrest one juvenile after a pursuit of a stolen vehicle ends in a crash.

According to a news release, on June 7, 2016, deputies with the Iberia Parish Sheriff’s Department began a search for a suspect who carjacked a white Silverado on Lombard Street in New Iberia.

According to Sheriff Louis Ackal, deputies found the vehicle driving and attempted to pull it over.

The suspect refused to stop and a vehicle pursuit occurred, ending later when the Silverado crashed on Breaux Ally according to a press release sent to News 10.

Deputies say after the crash, the suspect took off on foot from the scene. Once caught by police, the suspect, a juvenile was taken into custody.

The suspect is being charged with the following:

  •  Carjacking
  • Aggravated flight from an officer
  • Simple criminal damage to property
  • Aggravated criminal damage to property
  • Resisting by flight
  • No driver’s license
  • Possession of a firearm by juvenile
  • Aggravated obstruction of a highway commerce

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