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JDPSO: man arrested after threatening three people with machete

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Christopher Davis / Jeff Davis Parish Sheriff's Office Christopher Davis / Jeff Davis Parish Sheriff's Office

Jeff Davis deputies say a Lake Charles man was arrested, accused of threatening three people with a Machete. 

Deputies say the incident happened on Freeland Road near Welsh in Jeff Davis Parish. On Saturday, December 02, 2017, at around 5:19 p.m. Deputies responded to a call of a disturbance at a residence. A complaint filed stated that 42-year-old Christopher Davis had threatened three people with a machete. They also learned that Davis left the residence on foot and headed north on Freeland Road after having the machete taken away from him.

Patrol deputies were able to locate Davis along Freeland Road and took him into custody. An investigation revealed that Davis was visiting the residence and allegedly began arguing with his girlfriend. Deputies say Davis' step-father was attempting to remove the girlfriend from the home when Davis threatened him, Davis' mother and the complainant while allegedly armed with a machete. 

No injuries were reported in the incident. 

Officials say that Davis while being transported to Jeff Davis Parish Jail, made threatening statements to a deputy. Marijuana was also believed to have been found on Davis' clothing. 

Christopher Davis was booked into jail on the charges of Domestic abuse aggravated assault ( 2 counts), Aggravated assault, Public intimidation (3 counts), Possession of CDS Schedule I.  No bond has been set as of this time. 

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