BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – A pickup truck driven by Jmikel Dykes, 39, of Central, was allegedly seen speeding on Bluebonnet Blvd. earlier this week.

A traffic stop was initiated on Monday, December 12, in the parking lot of the Albertsons located near the intersection of Bluebonnet Blvd. and Burbank Dr.

A member of law enforcement allegedly clocked Dykes “going 63 mph in a 30 mph zone,” according to the affidavit.

The law enforcement member questioned Dykes whose breath allegedly smelled like alcohol.

The Central man admitted to drinking alcohol.

Dykes did not do well when asked to perform standardized field sobriety tests.

The 39-year was arrested and subsequently refused to take a chemical breath test.

On Tuesday, December 13, the 39-year-old was booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish on the charges listed below:

  • Operating A Vehicle While Intoxicated
  • Maximum Speed Law

Dykes received a bond of $6,000 and was released from prison on the same day as his arrest.