Baton Rouge teens arrested in Texas
BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - Two teenagers from Baton Rouge have been arrested in Beaumont, Texas.
Officers observed damage to a local business and saw two male suspects pushing dirt bikes through a parking lot. The officers apprehended 17-year-old Arthur Lee Stewart of Baton Rouge, Louisiana and 18-year-old Trayvon Dwayne Brumfield also from Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
The arresting officers noticed a U-Haul which sped off with two dirt bikes located on the back. The U-Haul was located traveling on I-10 East and during the pursuit the driver of the truck wrecked the U-Haul and ran into a wooded area.
Officers searched the area but were unable to locate the suspect.
While searching the U-Haul officers found six dirt bikes in total worth approximately $53,000.
Brumfield and Stewart were booked into the Jefferson County Correctional Facility. Both were booked in for engaging in organized criminal activity.
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