Authorities: Man who stole police unit arrested in Lake Charles - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

Authorities: Man who stole police unit arrested in Lake Charles

Russel Shane Darbone. (Source: Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office) Russel Shane Darbone. (Source: Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office)
LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) -

A 38-year-old Crowley man was arrested in Lake Charles Sunday after stealing a vehicle from the Mermentau Police Department, city police said.

Deputy Chief Mark Kraus told KATC that Russel Shane Darbone was stopped around Interstate 10 near the Lakeshore Drive exit.

State police were also involved in the pursuit, Kraus said.

According to records from the Calcasieu Correctional Center, Darbone is facing charges of illegal possession of stolen things over $500 and flight from an officer.

Bond was pending.

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