BELLE ROSE – Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon reports the arrest of Kevin J. Bourg, Jr., 24, of 6811 Hwy. 308, Belle Rose, LA, on a multitude of charges related to a high-speed pursuit near Grand Bayou early Wednesday evening, commencing near Grand Bayou and continuing to the LA 69, 996 and Lula area. At some point, the vehicle came to a stop in a cane field.
The suspect, later identified as Kevin J. Bourg fled on foot, but was captured a short time later by pursuing deputies. Bourg was taken into custody and transported to the Assumption Parish Detention Center on felony charges of;
*False Imprisonment (2 Counts)
*Aggravated Flight from an Officer (Felony)
*Aggravated Assault on a Peace Officer (Felony - 2 Counts)
Bourg faces a number of misdemeanor traffic charges as well. He was incarcerated pending a bail hearing. Other arrests are forthcoming in connection with this incident.
For additional information concerning this News Release, contact Sheriff Leland Falcon or Commander Lonny Cavalier at 985-369-7281.