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2 arrested after police chase in Shreveport

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SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) -

Two men are behind bars after leading police on a pursuit in Shreveport Friday night.

Police say it all started around 9:30 p.m. when they tried to pull over a vehicle on Jewella Ave. and Doris St. for swerving over the double yellow line.

According to police, the suspect’s vehicle sped off and reportedly ran several red lights.

The suspect lost control of his vehicle and crashed into a light pole at Jewella Ave. and Jackson St.

Police identified the driver as 24-year-old Darrell Turner and the passenger 21-year-old J.B. Smart. Both were taken to University Health hospital suffering minor injuries from the crash.

Police say Turner is charged with DWI and property damage. Smart is charged with possession of marijuana.

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