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Texas man indicted on two counts of attempted murder

Last Modified: Thursday, November 29, 2012 9:43 PM

By Johnathan Manning / American Press

A Baytown, Texas, man was indicted on two counts of attempted first-degree murder Thursday related to his reported involvement in a September car chase with police.

Jeffery Todd Doucet, 40, was also indicted on felony charges of aggravated flight from an officer and possession of stolen items over $1,500.

When Doucet was arrested in September, police announced he was also suspected in a 2010 meth lab explosion at a lakefront hotel.

The attempted murder charges stem from the car chase, which involved several police units and left one police car damaged, said Lake Charles Deputy Police Chief Mark Kraus.

He said Doucet drove into oncoming traffic and tried to strike a police unit. The indictment sheet alleges that Doucet attempted to kill two officers.


Other indictments

• Armonta Dquon Hadnot, 18, was indicted on charges of attempted second-degree murder and illegal use of weapons. He allegedly fired a handgun toward a person driving by him on Sept. 7.

Marlong Frank Thomas, 36, and Dionta Eugene Daughtery, 24, were indicted on attempted second-degree murder charges. They allegedly tried to kill a 28-year-old man on Oct. 18.

Leonard Dee Hansbrough, 27, was indicted on two counts of armed robbery. He is accused of robbing two people at gunpoint in December 2008.

Darrell Wesley Flower, 40, was indicted on a charge of aggravated incest.

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