Man leads authorities on high speed chase through Shreveport-Bossier City; suspect arrested

Michael Russell, 27
Michael Russell, 27(BPSO)
Updated: Mar. 26, 2021 at 4:33 AM CDT
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SHREVEPORT-BOSSIER CITY, La. (KSLA) - A man is in custody following a high-speed chase on the streets of both Shreveport and Bossier City.

According to Louisiana State Police, just after 2 a.m. on Friday, March 26, a driver triggered a speeding radar on I-49. Authorities say he then sped across LA 3132 to I-220, then all the way to I-20 in Bossier City.

Troopers were ahead of the driver, putting a spike strip across I-20 on Old Minden Road Before Airline Drive, where the car was spiked out.

Authorities say he allegedly tried to resist arrest. In total, it took two to three troopers to take the man into custody.

The man in custody has been identified as Michael Russell, 27. He was booked in Bossier City’s maximum security facility on charges of aggravated flight from officers, resisting arrest with force, littering, no driver’s license, and failure to yield to an emergency vehicle.

A man is in custody following a high speed chase on Friday morning.
A man is in custody following a high speed chase on Friday morning.(KSLA)

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