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Patterson Man Arrested After Police Engage In A Pursuit

AMELIA – Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon reports the arrest of Colby Tyrese Nicholas, 22, of 1212 Carmen Street, Apartment 14, Patterson, LA, on multiple felony charges arising from a traffic stop in Amelia, LA early Sunday.

An I.C.E. assigned deputy observed a westbound vehicle on U.S. 90 commit a traffic violation and initiated a stop of the vehicle. At that time the suspect vehicle engaged the deputy in a pursuit situation into St. Mary Parish. At some point, the suspect fled on foot and was quickly apprehended. The suspect, now identified as Colby Tyrese Nicholas, was arrested.

The suspect vehicle was searched and during that process, a quantity of marijuana and firearms were seized.

It was determined that Colby Tyrese Nicholas was wanted on a fugitive warrant from the Morgan City Police Department.

Colby Tyrese Nicholas was booked into the Assumption Parish Detention Center on charges of:

  • Aggravated Flight from an Officer
  • Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon
  • Possession of a Firearm by a Person Convicted of a Domestic Abuse Battery
  • Possession of Marijuana
  • Driver Must be Licensed
  • No License Plate
  • Resisting an Officer
  • Failure to Drive on Right Side of Highway
  • Fugitive – Morgan City Police Department

Colby Tyrese Nicholas remains incarcerated pending a bond hearing.

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