Feb 27, 2014 10:20 AM by Ian Auzenne

Robbery suspect arrested after chase

A Jeanerette man is behind bars in connection with a Wednesday night armed robbery.

Iberia Parish sheriff's deputies say Devone Jeanlewis pulled a knife on another man and demanded money before driving away.

Deputies later spotted Jeanlewis in a car matching the description given to investigators. When deputies tried to stop Jeanlewis, he allegedly got out of the car and fled.

K9 officers tracked down Jeanlewis a short distance away, leading to his arrest.

Jeanlewis faces a host of charges, including armed robbery, theft, resisting a police officer, and attempting to disarm an officer. He remains in jail without bond.



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