Both suspects in police chase now under arrest

Both suspects in police chase now under arrest
Police Lights (file) (Source: HNN File)

WESTLAKE, LA (KPLC) - A man and woman have been apprehended following a police chase that began in Sulphur and ended in Westlake, authorities say.

A man and woman both fled the vehicle.

A Calcasieu Sheriff’s Office dog first found the man off Westwood Road, according to Sulphur Police Chief Lewis Coats. The woman was later apprehended.

Precautionary lockdowns at Westlake High School and Western Heights Elementary have been lifted, according to Holly Holland, Calcasieu School Board spokesperson. She said all students are safe.

Mel Estess, Sulphur Police Department spokeperson, said the pursuit ended on John Stine Road, around the National Golf Club of Louisiana. The pursuit involved a stolen vehicle and traveled down Beglis Parkway onto Old Spanish Trail into Westlake.

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