Police Chase in New Iberia Ends With Man’s Arrest
A Police Chase in New Iberia ends with a man behind bars. It all started around 9:45 Wednesday night with Iberia Sheriff's deputies patrolling when they spotted 33-year-old Cedric Moore behind the wheel of a white Dodge Charger. He allegedly went through an intersection and didn't stop. Moore refused to stop when officers attempted a traffic stop. Law enforcement started to chase him down, with the chase continuing through several areas of New Iberia. When Moore came into an area that was blocked by a train, he turned on North Chestnut and officer's were able to stop him by blocking his car.
Deputies said Moore was trying to hide something under his seat when they approached his car. They took Moore into custody and located around 2 grams of suspected marijuana in Moore's vehicle.
Moore was charged with disregarding a red-light, resisting an officer by flight, possession of a controlled dangerous substance in a drug free zone and obstruction of justice. He was taken to jail and bond was set at $7,500.