LIVINGSTON, LA (WAFB) - Three women who were passengers in a car were taken into custody after a chase Thursday morning. Authorities found the driver in the afternoon after a manhunt.
Louisiana State Police reported it happened on I-12 near Livingston before 9:30 a.m. when troopers tried to stop a stolen car, but the driver instead attempted to elude them.
Tpr. Bryan Lee said when the vehicle eventually stopped, the driver jumped out and ran to a wooded area along the interstate. Troopers conducted a manhunt to apprehend the driver, 27-year-old Myron Potts, Jr. He has been booked into the Livingston Parish Jail.
The vehicle, a 2002 Honda Civic, was reported stolen from Houston, Texas.