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False personation of a peace officer


Jeff Davis Sheriff’s deputies received information that a male subject was wearing a sheriff’s uniform and had uploaded a video onto Facebook in the uniform.

During patrol of the area the video showed, deputies located two of the persons in the video with the uniformed male Sunday evening.  The two males were questioned and denied knowing the uniformed male or it's location.  Wilbert Lewis Jr., 31, of 1014 S. Broadway, Jennings and Luke Freeman, 37, of 324 Spencer street, Jennings were both arrested and booked into the parish jail for aiding and abetting fraudulent portrayal of an officer or firefighter. Lewis was also charged with an outstanding warrant from Jennings Police for Disturbing the peace and resisting an officer. 

The third arrest occurred Sunday evening when deputies located the male, Christopher Mathew Villanueva, 32, of 2064 Jeff Davis Academy road, Lot #28,  Jennings was arrested for false personation of a peace officer.

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