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Jeff Davis escaped inmate back in custody

Posted at 10:18 AM, Nov 13, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-13 14:40:10-05

The Jeff Davis Parish Sheriff's Office says the escaped inmate Duane Lemaire is back in custody

JDPSO says Lemaire contacted the sheriff’s office and advised he was at a local church in Jennings and wanted to turn himself in. Lemaire walked off of a work detail Sunday evening, where he was assigned

Deputies located Lemaire and took him into custody.

Lemaire was charged with simple escape and booked into the parish jail with no bond. He was previously incarcerated on a probation violation.

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