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Alleged: 80 Mph Road Rage With Gun..8 Month Old Baby In Car; Felony Arrest – HOT SPRINGS

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Posted by Arkansas 911 News Chief Editor Paul Maddox

Originally posted on May 25, 2020 at 11:33PM for VIP Members at the AR911NEWS VIP Facebook Group.  To get your VIP Pass, please CLICK HERE.

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Hot Springs Police took a report back on May 11, 2020 of a vehicle full of people that chased the victim’s vehicle at high speed, cut in front of the victim in traffic in attempts to get the victim to stop.  At one point during the chase, a female passenger pointed a gun at the victim.  The victim and someone else in the suspect vehicle had an argument earlier in the day.

Dallas James Landry, 22, of Lowery Street in Hot Springs – allegedly chasing a vehicle around town while carrying 2 juveniles and a woman pointing a pistol at the other car.

HSPD stopped the suspect vehicle, which was driven by Dallas James Landry, 22, of Lowery Street in Hot Springs.  The female that pointed the gun was arrested at the scene and charged with Aggravated Assault.  The gun was recovered from her seating location inside the suspect vehicle.  Inside the suspect vehicle at the time of the chase were 5 other people including the driver’s 8 month old baby and a 16 year old female.  Mr. Landry went to the HSPD Headquarters and provided a statement.

Mr. Landry admitted that he was chasing the other vehicle because he was angry that they swerved at him earlier.  He admitted that he drove 80 Mph while pursuing them and admitted that he attempted to force them to stop on Albert Pike Road.  He said that he was not aware that a gun was involved during this event.

Based on statements made by those involved including Mr. Landry, Mr. Landry was arrested and transported to the Garland County Detention Center for processing.  He is charged with Felony Endangering The Welfare Of A Minor x2 with bond set at $5,000.