PLAQUEMINE, La. (BRPROUD) – The Iberville Parish Sheriff’s Office recently released information about a traffic stop that ended with the arrest of two men.
28-year-old Christopher Butler and 27-year-old Calvin Young, Jr. did not stop when asked to by deputies and a pursuit ensued one day before Independence Day.
The pursuit took place in Plaquemine and spike strips were used to bring the suspects’ vehicle to a stop.
Butler and Young Jr. were quickly taken into custody. The third suspect has not been identified yet.
Butler is facing these charges:
- No tail lights
- Aggravated flight from an officer
- Aggravated assault
- Resisting an officer
- Possession of a firearm by a convicted felon
- Illegal possession of a stolen firearm
- Simple escape
Young “was issued a misdemeanor summons for resisting an officer,” according to the Iberville Parish Sheriff’s Office.
Deputies found 4 firearms during a search of the suspects’ vehicle.
The investigation remains ongoing and more charges are possible in this case.