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Houma man arrested after car chase through neighborhood

Alexander Williams, 21 (Source: Houma Police Department) Alexander Williams, 21 (Source: Houma Police Department)
HOUMA, LA (WVUE) -

A Houma man was arrested after he led police on a chase that ended with him breaking into a home near a trailer park.

Alexander Williams, 21, of Louise Street, was booked on outstanding warrants with two count of heroin distribution and driving with a suspended license. He was additionally booked with aggravated flight resulting from the car chase.

On Thursday, Houma police officers on patrol spotted Williams driving a truck in the Mechanicville area. When they tried to stop him, he accelerated and led officers down several streets at speeds of over 50 mph. The pursuit ended up in the Whispering Oaks Trailer Park, where Williams abandoned his truck, fled on foot and entered a home.

He surrendered a short time later and was found to be in possession of a .40 caliber semiautomatic pistol, police said.

Williams was jailed at the Terrebonne Parish Criminal Justice Complex.

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