Markus Lanieux Fled a Traffic Stop - He's Now Doing Life in Prisonby@propublica
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Markus Lanieux Fled a Traffic Stop - He's Now Doing Life in Prison

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Lanieux, who had been arrested for aggravated flight from an officer, was prosecuted under Louisiana's controversial habitual offender law, sometimes known as a “three strikes and you're out” rule. The statute allows district attorneys to significantly enhance sentences, often by decades, for people with previous felony convictions.

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