November 04, 2021  |  10:21 am

A man wanted by New Orleans Police on murder charges was arrested early Thursday (November 4) morning following a high-speed vehicle pursuit that ended in St. Tammany Parish.  

 

Early Thursday morning, St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies were notified that Hancock County Miss., deputies were in pursuit of a stolen beige 2006 Toyota Highlander on Interstate 10 Westbound.

 

STSPO deputies joined the pursuit at the state line, and the vehicle continued at a high rate of speed on I-10 towards New Orleans. STPSO deputies successfully deployed spikes, and the vehicle came to a stop on I-10 Westbound just past Oak Harbor Boulevard.

 

The driver, Alphonse Dorsey (DOB 4/12/95) of New Orleans, was arrested and booked into the St. Tammany Parish Correctional Center for violating L.R.S. 14:108.1 Aggravated Flight from an Officer; L.R.S. 14:96 Aggravated Obstruction of a Highway; L.R.S. 14:69(B)(3) Illegal Possession of Stolen Things; L.R.S. 40:966C Possession of Schedule I (marijuana); L.R.S. 40:967C-Possession of Schedule II (cocaine); L.R.S. 14:95E Illegal Possession of a Firearm with CDS; L.R.S. 14:95.7 Possession of a firearm with Obliterated Numbers; L.R.S. 14:95.1 Felon in Possession of a Firearm; L.R.S. 40:1023 Possession of Drug Paraphernalia; L.R.S. 14:108 Resisting an Officer by refusal to Provide Identification; L.R.S. 32:52 No Driver’s License; and L.R.S. 32:295.1 No Seatbelt.

 

Dorsey was additionally booked as a fugitive from NOPD on warrants for Homicide, two counts of L.R.S. 14:35.3 Domestic Abuse Battery and one count of L.R.S. 14:35.3I Domestic Abuse Battery Child Endangerment. Additional charges are pending from Hancock County.

 

The passenger, Valicia Johnson (DOB 9/8/96) of New Orleans, was arrested and booked into the St. Tammany Parish Correctional Center for violating L.R.S. 14:69(B)(3) Illegal Possession of Stolen Things; L.R.S. 40:966C Possession of Schedule I (marijuana); L.R.S. 40:967C-Possession of Schedule II (cocaine); L.R.S. 40:1023 Possession of Drug Paraphernalia; and L.R.S. 32:295.1 No Seatbelt.

 

During the booking process, it was discovered Johnson concealed a small amount of marijuana in her sock and another small bag in her vaginal cavity. Johnson was additionally charged with violating L.R.S. 14:402 Introduction of Contraband to a Correctional Facility, and L.R.S. 14:130.1-Obstruction of Justice.