Ascension deputies arrest two BR men in heist

Staff reports

The pursuit ended in a parking lot near I-10 and College Drive where the suspects abandoned their vehicle and ran away, he said.

Michael Comrey and Lester Bell were arrested soon afterwards through a combined effort with of the Louisiana State Police, Baton Rouge police, and the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office.

Bell, 47, and Comrey, 50, were booked into the Ascension Parish Jail on counts of aggravated battery, armed robbery, armed robbery with a firearm, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, aggravated kidnapping, and aggravated flight from an officer.