Zackary F. Doss

Zackary F. Doss

A Lafayette man was arrested at gunpoint after allegedly leading officers on a police chase through the city and reaching speeds near 80 miles per hour.

Zackary F. Doss, 19, faces multiple charges following the incident, which took place on Sept. 24.

According to the arrest report, Lafayette Police Department officer Danny Fisher observed a driver, later identified as Doss, traveling above the speed limit along Highway 10 and initiated his blue lights.

Doss allegedly began driving faster at that point, and Fisher turned on his emergency equipment and began pursuit in order to identify the vehicle's tag number.

Over the course of the pursuit, Doss allegedly ran multiple stop signs before Fisher was able to identify the vehicle's tag number at the intersection of Galen Road and Sneed Boulevard.

Fisher then informed Lafayette Police Department Sgt. Jeff Tucker that he planned to discontinue pursuit if Doss kept driving.

Doss allegedly continued southward along Sneed Boulevard but stopped in his lane of travel after seeing Tucker's blue lights active.

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According to the report, Doss was then taken from the vehicle at gunpoint, placed on the ground in a prone position and handcuffed.

Doss was charged with evading arrest, reckless endangerment and reckless driving.

His bond was set at $6,000, and he is slated for two court dates, one on Oct. 30 for the charge of evading arrest and one on Oct. 23 for the charges of reckless endangerment and reckless driving.