Sheriff Charles R. Guillory, of the Evangeline Parish Sheriff's Office releases the following:
On the 29th of March 2021, The Evangeline Parish Sheriff's Office was notified that the Eunice Police Department was in pursuit of a motorcycle, heading westbound on Highway 190, coming into Evangeline Parish at speeds in excess of 130 mph. The motorcycle turned onto the Old Basile Highway, continuing at speeds of over 130 mph. As the motorcycle approached Pelican Loop, the driver was unable to maintain control and consequently wrecked. The driver then ran into a wooded area. Deputies from several agencies set up a perimeter in the area and began searching for the suspect. The search continued for three hours before the suspect was captured and arrested without incident. The driver who was identified as Steven D. Savoy was wanted by several different agencies.
Charges are as followed:
Steven Dwight Savoy
1415 2nd street
Elton LA. 70532
W/M Age 33
Savoy was charged with nine different narcotic charges.
One charge for Failure to Appear for Court.
He was also wanted by the Acadia Parish Sheriff's Office and the Mamou Police Department.
Sheriff Charles R. Guillory would like to thank-
The Mamou Police Department, Eunice Police Department & The Eunice City Marshall's Office for all of their assistance!
Also on the 29th of March 2021, While deputies were en route to assist with a motorcycle pursuit on the Old Basile Highway, a black Nissan car failed to yield to emergency vehicles. The car then began speeding away and passing other vehicles almost causing multiple head on collisions. The car then traveled east bound on Highway 104 to the Belaire Cove area, then into the Grand Prairie area. The pursuit continued, ultimately entering into St. Landry parish. The car continued traveling to the Morrow area, where it was finally stopped. The driver was arrested without any further incident.
Charges are as follows-
1493 L'anse De Cavalier Road
Ville Platte, LA. 70586
B/F Age 23
She was charged with Aggravated flight from an Officer
As always, Sheriff Charles R. Guillory and the Evangeline Parish Sheriff's Office is always seeking information on criminal activity and urges the Public to contact their Investigation Department via phone at 337-363-2161 or through the agency's website at www.evangelineparishsheriff.org. Any person(s) reporting information will remain anonymous.