Teen rammed Jeep into cop cars with infant in back seat
Back to Main MenuReal Estate TransfersBack to Main MenuLocal Grocery AdsSpecial SectionsLocal AdsLagniappeA 19 year old accused of ramming a stolen Jeep into two Slidell police officer’s cars in an attempt to evade arrest had several small bags of marijuana and his 3 month old son unrestrained in the back seat during the incident, Slidell police said Friday (April 25). Jeovon Mitchell, from New Orleans, was booked in the Slidell city jail with several charges related to that incident.He also was booked in connection with another incident Wednesday (April 23) when police said Mitchell escaped after they tried to chase him through a parking lot.Slidell police said they’d been on the lookout for a stolen Jeep Liberty since late last week after an anonymous tipster told them they’d seen the Jeep being driven around the city.An off duty officer spotted asics running the Jeep Wednesday afternoon in a shopping center parking lot and called for on duty officers to come out, police said. The Jeep’s driver took off.Officers briefly gave chase in the crowded parking lot, but said they backed off for safety reasons. asics running The driver got away.The same off duty officer spotted the Jeep again Thursday in a Slidell neighborhood. Mitchell was standing nearby, police said. Slidell police officers and St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies rushed to the scene to try to get Mitchell, but police said he jumped in the Jeep and tried to drive off.Mitchell rammed the Jeep into two police cars, police said. Trapp asics running ed, he put the Jeep in reverse, and the officers jumped out of their cars. Mitchell’s foot was on the accelerator, but police said they were able to open the door and arrest Mitchell.One officer received minor injuries. The Department of Child and Family Services took the infant, police said.Police said they believe Mitchell was conducting a drug transaction right before the incident. He also was booked with reckless operation of a motor vehicle, improper child restraint, possession with intent to distribute marijuana, second degree cruelty to juveniles, forgery (for an altered temporary license plate), f asics running ive counts of resisting an officer with violence, four counts of criminal damage and two counts of attempted first degree murder.