Texas Man Leads Louisiana Police On Four-Parish Chase - KSLA News 12 Shreveport, Louisiana News Weather & Sports

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Texas Man Leads Louisiana Police On Four-Parish Chase

A Texas man wanted for a purse snatching in the Lincoln Parish town of Ruston led several law enforcement agencies on a four-parish pursuit over the weekend.
According to Louisiana State Police, 45-year-old George Werney the Third of Goliad, Texas led troopers along with six other police agencies in a pursuit in which speeds reached up to 100-miles-per-hour.
The pursuit began in Lincoln Parish and Werney led police through Bienville, Clairborne and Webster Parishes.
Spikes were used just outside of Minden to stop Werney. He was forced in a restaurant parking lot and then taken into custody.
Werney's charges for each parish include aggravated flight from an officer and reckless operation.
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