In February 2019, a shooting occurred on Anita Drive in Lake Charles. There has been an outstanding warrant for Darterious 'Phat Daddy” Bartie since that time for charges of possession of a firearm by a person convicted of certain felonies. The bond on the warrant is $50,000.

On Tuesday, Bartie was seen with others in a vehicle in the 1900 block of Prejean Drive. The vehicle refused to stop and led officer on a high speed pursuit in South Lake Charles.

During this time, items were discarded from the vehicle that were recovered including narcotics, a firearm and counterfeit money.

The pursuit ended in Cameron Parish.

Dyllan Anthony Levy, 18, of Lake Charles, was arrested and charged with aggravated flight from an Officer, monetary instrument abuse, possession of CDS Schedule 2, and possession of marijuana. No bond has been set at this time.

Tyrone Devonte Simien, 23, of Lake Charles, was arrested and charged with monetary instrument abuse, 2 counts of possession of CDS Schedule 2, and illegal possession of a stolen firearm. No bond has been set at this time. In addition to the charges on the aforementioned warrant.

Darterious Kemon Bartie, 24, of Lake Charles, was arrested and charged with monetary instrument abuse, illegal possession of a stolen firearm, possession of CDS Schedule 2, and possession of a firearm by a person convicted of certain felonies. No bond has been set on these additional charges.

Numerous Lake Charles Police Department Officers as well as the Calcasieu and Cameron Parish Sheriff’s Offices assisted in this pursuit.

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