Feb 4, 2014 11:41 PM by KATC
Opelousas Police say Chad "Nash" Thomas has been booked into the OPD jail. Thomas will go before a magistrate judge in the morning.
He is charged with Poss of Schedule I, Poss of Schedule II, Agg. Battery, Agg. Flight from an Officer, Criminal Damage to Property, and other traffic charges.
Police tell us, the female passenger says, Thomas threw out bags of marijuana as well as a handgun along I-49. K-9's are currently searching the area in an attempt to locate the gun.
Opelousas Police Cheif Perry Gallow says, "I want to also thank the St. Landry Parish Sheriffs Office for assisting as well."