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.