BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – The Louisiana State Police recently observed a vehicle traveling “at a high rate of speed” on Louisiana Highway 30.

The vehicle was driven by Jared Rogers, 33, of St. Francisville.

Rogers drove through a red traffic light and hit a vehicle that was proceeding through a green traffic light on West Roosevelt St., according to the affidavit.

Upon arrival, the deputy noticed that Rogers smelled like alcohol.

The 33-year-old declined to take part in any standardized field sobriety tests.

Rogers was transported to the Louisiana State Police Troop A building located at 17801 Highland Rd.

The affidavit states that at Troop A, Rogers “refused to sign all paperwork but provided a proper breath sample at 0.247g%.”

After that, Rogers was accused of being verbally abusive and demolishing paperwork that belonged to the Louisiana State Police.

Rogers was subsequently arrested and charged with the crimes listed below:

  • Resisting An Officer
  • Public Intimidation And Retaliation
  • Fail to Report Commission of Certain Felonies
  • Injuring Public Records
  • Operating while intoxicated; first offense
  • Seat Belt Violation
  • Possession Alcohol in Vehicle

The St. Francisville man was booked into and released from the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison on Sunday, October 30.