BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – The Baker Police Department was recently asked to investigate an accident that took place in a local gas station parking lot.
An officer was asked to come to the Chevron Gas Station located at 310 Main St. around 9:15 p.m. on Sunday, September 4.
Another officer was alerted to a vehicle that was possibly involved in a hit-and-run at the gas station.
That officer saw the vehicle while responding to the gas station and tried to initiate a traffic stop.
The driver of the vehicle was identified as Keon Haynes, 26, of Baker.
Haynes failed to stop at Groom Rd. and Hwy 19.
The Baker man subsequently led two officers on a chase through Baker at a high rate of speed.
Haynes allegedly topped 100 mph at times and went 60 mph in a 25 mph zone.
The pursuit went from Hwy 19 to Ben Williams Ln. to Manchester Dr. and then Wingfield Ave. before coming to a stop on King Charles Dr.
The Baker man allegedly ran multiple stop signs and drove “recklessly” during the chase.
Haynes was arrested at a home on the same street where the chase came to an end.
It was then that the Baker man said “he ran because he did not think he had insurance,” according to the affidavit.
An interview with the other driver involved in this crash provided more details about what may have taken place in the parking lot.
The driver of the other vehicle stated that Haynes backed out of a parking spot and hit their car.
Baker PD was contacted and that is when Haynes allegedly left the scene.
The officer did see damage to the other vehicle involved in this crash and each of its occupants had to go to the hospital.
Haynes was booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison on Monday, September 5, and charged with the crimes listed below:
- Hit And Run
- Aggravated Flight From An Officer
- Warrant/Bench Warrant
Bond has been set for Keon Haynes.