Saturday night, a St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Deputy patrolling on Highway 182 in Amelia came across a car speeding.

The deputy tried to get the driver to stop, but the driver first accelerated, passed another car, and then finally stopped in the 8000 block of Highway 182.

The deputy arrested 33-year-old Eder O. Calles of Tampico, Mexico for the following:

  • Aggravated flight from an officer
  • Maximum speed limit
  • Failure to signal a lane change
  • No drivers license