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UPDATE: Man arrested after pursuit of stolen vehicle ends in Lafayette

Posted at 11:41 AM, Feb 06, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-06 13:11:22-05

A 21-year-old man was arrested following a police chase that ended in Lafayette Tuesday night.

The chase started in Iberville Parish and ended in a crash at Louisiana Avenue at E. Alexander Street. The vehicle had reportedly been stolen out of Iberville Parish.

Deandre L James
Deandre L James courtesy LPSO

A spokesperson with the Lafayette Police Department confirmed that one person, Deandre Lavar James, was arrested.

Last night Lafayette Police said that a woman, a passenger of the vehicle, had been taken into custody. Today, Lafayette Police clarified that she was not arrested.

KATC has reached out to the Iberville Parish Sheriff’s Office for more information on the pursuit and those involved. We will update this story when that information becomes available.

State Police assisted the Lafayette Police Department with the incident.