Police chase crosses parish line, ends in crash after woman allegedly shoplifts from Walmart

Police chase crosses parish line, ends in crash after woman allegedly shoplifts from Walmart
(Source: Thomas, Rachael)

(WAFB) - A police chase happened Thursday night that started in Gonzales and ended in Baton Rouge with a crash.

The Gonzales Police Department says officers pursued a woman suspected of shoplifting from the Walmart in Gonzales. When the chase reached the parish line, Louisiana State Police picked up the pursuit. The chase ended in a crash on I-10 W near College Drive around 8:30 p.m., and troopers were able to stop the vehicle.

Three lanes are blocked on I-10 Westbound due to a wreck. Injuries don't appear to be major. >> wafb.com/traffic

Posted by WAFB Channel 9 on Thursday, September 13, 2018

Shoplifting charges have been filed by Gonzales PD. Any other possible charges will come from LSP.

The incident is under investigation.

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