Dollar Tree thief apprehended after vehicle pursuit


The Natchitoches Police Department arrested Brianna Moore, b/f, 19, of Natchitoches after a vehicle pursuit Friday afternoon.
Natchitoches Police officers were notified April 15 around 12:47 p.m. of a theft that just occurred at the Dollar Tree on Keyser Avenue. Employees with Dollar Tree identified the vehicle involved and officers located it on Parkway Drive. The car refused to stop and led officers on a vehicle chase through several neighborhoods in East Natchitoches before crossing the Church Street Bridge. Soon after, the car crashed into a utility pole near Third Street. All three occupants, one adult and two juveniles, exited the vehicle and led officers on a brief foot chase before being caught.
During the vehicle chase, Moore forced several vehicles off the road and crashed into two police cars.
Moore is charged with Contributing to the Delinquency of Juveniles, Theft, Aggravated Flight from an Officer, Resisting an Officer, Possession of Schedule I Narcotics, Careless Operation, Driving Without a Driver’s License, Failure to Stop at a Stop Sign, Running a Red Light, Passing Within 100 Feet of an Intersection, Driving Left of Center, Passing on Left and General Speed Law.
She was placed in the Natchitoches Parish Detention Center.