Troopers detain 3 women, 1 man after chase along I-12 near Livingston

Troopers detain 3 women, 1 man after chase along I-12 near Livingston

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.

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