Alphonse Dorsey (age 26) and Valicia Johnson (age 25), both of New Orleans, were arrested early this morning (November 4, 2021) after a high-speed pursuit that began in Hancock, Mississippi and ended in St. Tammany Parish. Dorsey was wanted by New Orleans Police on murder charges.
St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office deputies were notified that Hancock County Mississippi deputies were in pursuit of a stolen beige 2006 Toyota Highlander on Interstate 10 Westbound. STSPO deputies joined the pursuit at the state line, and the vehicle continued at a high rate of speed on I-10 towards New Orleans. STPSO deputies successfully deployed spikes, and the vehicle came to a stop on I-10 Westbound just past Oak Harbor Boulevard.
Alphonse Dorsey was arrested and booked into the St. Tammany Parish Correctional Center on the charges of Aggravated Flight from an Officer, Aggravated Obstruction of a Highway, Illegal Possession of Stolen Things, Possession of Schedule I (marijuana), Possession of Schedule II (cocaine), Illegal Possession of a Firearm with CDS, Possession of a firearm with Obliterated Numbers, Felon in Possession of a Firearm, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Resisting an Officer by refusal to Provide Identification, No Driver’s License, and No Seatbelt. Dorsey was additionally booked as a fugitive from NOPD on warrants for Homicide, two counts of Domestic Abuse Battery and one count of Domestic Domestic Abuse Battery Child Endangerment. Additional charges are pending from Hancock County.
The passenger, Valicia Johnson was arrested and booked into the St. Tammany Parish Correctional Center on the charges of Illegal Possession of Stolen Things, Possession of Schedule I (marijuana); Possession of Schedule II (cocaine), Possession of Drug Paraphernalia; and No Seatbelt. During the booking process, it was discovered Johnson concealed a small amount of marijuana in her sock and another small bag in her vaginal cavity. Johnson was additionally charged with Introduction of Contraband to a Correctional Facility and Obstruction of Justice.