40-year-old man arrested on multiple charges after leading police on high-speed chase

Monroe, LA – Monroe Police Department officials said the 40-year-old suspect was arrested and taken into custody on Wednesday.

His name is Dirk Andrews and he is now charged with multiple charges, including: illegal possession of stolen things, careless operation, aggravated flight from an officer, switched plates, and four counts of stop sign violations. 

Monroe Police Department officers attempted to stop the suspect’s vehicle on Orange Street.

Unfortunately, the 40-year-old suspect fled the scene at a high speed.

The responding officers were able to stop the suspect’s vehicle on Bayou Street.

The officers discovered the vehicle Andrews was driving was reported stolen.

The 40-year-old man was booked into the Ouachita Correctional Center.

This incident remains under investigation.

This is a developing story and it will be updated as new information become available.