A Many, Louisiana man has been arrested following an attempted escape from a local police officer.
According to Many Police Chief Cheryl Wooley, Marcus Williams, age 22 of Many, was arrested on April 1st, 2021 after trying to elude Many Police Officer Matt Cook.
Williams ran red lights at two intersections at high speeds. He then ran the car he was driving off the road and fled into the woods where he was ultimately captured and arrested.
According to reports, Williams was in a rental car that was not rented in his name.
In the car was approximately 29 grams of marijuana, over 150 pills of suspected Ecstasy, 23 Valium, a small bag of a yet to be identified powder, digital scales, and a firearm.
The firearm was identified as a 40 caliber with 48 rounds.
Many Police Department was aided by the Sabine Parish Sheriff’s Department in the pursuit and arrest.
The investigation is ongoing.
SOURCE: Many PD