BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – An officer with the Baton Rouge Police Department was looking for speeders when a vehicle flew past early on Friday morning.
A car radar caught a 2021 Mazda3 going 83 mph in a 40 mph zone.
The officer attempted a traffic stop in the 6300 block of Winbourne Ave. around 12:15 a.m.
The Mazda3 was driven by Dillan Jarelle Moore, 20, of Baton Rouge.
Moore led the officer on a pursuit that lasted around a mile before coming to an end in the 3000 block of Voss St.
The officer got out of their vehicle and “could smell the odor of freshly burnt marijuana,” according to the affidavit.
Moore and an unidentified woman were arrested by officers.
The affidavit states that Moore was wearing an ankle monitor at the time of his arrest.
The Baton Rouge man admitted to having marijuana in the Mazda3.
A subsequent search of the Mazda3 uncovered marijuana and a Glock Model 22.
“Moore denied any ownership of the firearm,” according to the affidavit.
Along with breaking a condition of his bond, Moore also had an active warrant out in his name.
The warrant was “for his arrest for failure to appear on 2nd Degree Murder and Attempted 2nd Degree Murder” charges, according to the affidavit.
Moore was booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison on the same day of his arrest.
The Baton Rouge man remains behind bars on the charges listed below:
- Reckless Operation Of A Vehicle
- Yield/Passing Emergency Vehicle
- General Speed Law
- Possession of Marijuana
- Warrant/Bench Warrant
Bond has been set for Dillan Jarelle Moore.