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Man accused of stealing $7,000 in poker chips from New Orleans casino arrested

A man accused of stealing seven thousand dollars in casino chips from a New Orleans casino led officers on a chase down interstate 10 before being arrested. 

State police say Eldridge Brown took the chips off a table Sunday.

He ran out of the casino and drove away.

This morning, troopers spotted a car matching the getaway car.  brown was inside.

He led officers on a chase until his vehicle got stuck in a muddy area.

He was arrested for felony theft, reckless operation, and flight from an officer. 
    
Marquise Brown, a passenger in the car, was also arrested for an outstanding warrant in Jefferson Parish.
 


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