Three Baton Rouge men arrested for staging a car crash

Local
178864435

Car Insurance forms

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

BATON ROUGE – They hoped to get a quick payday, but instead, the three men are headed to jail for insurance fraud.

According to detectives with the Louisiana State Police Insurance Fraud/Auto Theft Unit, the staged crash happened in October 2018.

After a five month investigation, 23-year-old Lyle Morgan, 27-year-old Warren Davis, and 25-year-old Jahi Cox were arrested.

Court documents show Morgan rented a U-Haul truck in Baton Rouge.

He was later involved in a crash, where he rear-ended a Hyundai Elantra, driven by Davis, with Cox riding as a passenger.

The goal of the staged crash was to generate fraudulent insurance claims for intentionally damaged property and fake bodily injuries.

The claims could have resulted in a payout of over $60,000.

LSP Detectives arrested all three suspects, and they are being charged  with insurance fraud and criminal conspiracy.

Popular

Latest News

More News