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Labadieville Man Leads Police On High Speed Pursuit

BAYOU L’OURSE– Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon reports the arrest of Jamiah Deron Harris, 28, of 139B Violet Street, Labadieville, LA, on felony charges following a traffic incident on U.S. 90 near Bayou L’Ourse on Tuesday evening.

A deputy observed a vehicle commit a traffic violation and attempted to stop the violator. The suspect vehicle continued on at high speeds and in a reckless manner until he eventually crashed.

The deputy arrested the suspect on scene. While fleeing, the suspect driver threw items out of the vehicle.

At the time of the arrest, the deputy noticed a pungent odor of suspected marijuana as well as well as suspected marijuana clippings on the suspect’s clothing and in the vehicle.

Jamiah Deron Harris was arrested and booked into the Assumption Parish Detention Center on charges of:

*Aggravated Flight from an Officer
*Obstruction of Justice
*Speeding (94 /70 MPH Zone)
*Stop Sign Violation
*Driving on Roadway Laned for Traffic
*Reckless Operation of a Motor Vehicle
*Detainer for Ascension Parish

Jamiah Deron Harris remains incarcerated pending a bond hearing.

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