BRPD arrests burglar in icy weather on Wednesday
BATON ROUGE, LA (NBC33) — Icy roads and freezing temperatures didn't stop all criminal activity in the city on Wednesday. Baton Rouge Police arrested Eddie White, 39, for burglarizing High Style Urban Wear in the 6200 block of Plank Road around 1:35 a.m. on Wednesday morning.
When officers responded to the call, the saw the suspect leaving the scene in a white pick up truck. Officers chased the vehicle until it crashed in the 5800 block of Ford Street.
At that time, they took White into custody.
Investigators learned that the pick up truck was stolen from the 8800 block of Greenwell Springs Road late Tuesday evening.
White was booked into East Baton Rouge Parish Prison and charged with Burglary, Aggravated Flight from an Officer, Resisting an Officer with Violence and Unauthorized use of a Motor Vehicle.