BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – Louisiana State Police are asking the public for help in locating a Prairieville man wanted for multiple felony warrants.
LSP said their Fugitive Apprehension Unit is searching for 26-year-old Levi James Mitchell.
Troopers said he was last seen on Monday fleeing the scene of a fatal crash on La. Hwy 938 (Coon Trap Road) west of US Hwy 61.
Mitchell was involved in a fatal vehicle crash that took the life of 35-year-old Jasy Hunt of Gonzales, according to LSP. The crash happened on Aug. 2 after 11:30 a.m.
A state police investigation found that Hunt was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash and was pronounced dead on the scene.
Mitchell is wanted for multiple felony warrants, including:
- Illegal Possession of Stolen Things ($5k to $25k)
- Aggravated Flight from an Officer
- Reckless Operation of a Vehicle
- Aggravated Obstruction of a Highway of Commerce
- Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle
- Simple Criminal Damage to Property ($1k to $50k)
- Vehicular Homicide
Anyone with information about Mitchell’s whereabouts is urged to contact LSP Troop A at 225-764-8500.