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Felon's 36th arrest nets drugs and cash


Jeff Davis Sheriff's deputies attempted to stop a vehicle for speeding Monday night around 8:00 pm on Hwy 99 near Bryan road. 

A pursuit ensued and deputies chased the vehicle until it crashed near the Vallero gas station in Welsh.  The driver fled on foot and was apprehended at North Polk street and Rowson street.  Welsh police responded and assisted in the capture of Gary Jamine Tezeno, 38, of 2001 6th street Lake Charles. 

Deputies utilized K-9 bean and an alert was observed.  The search revealed 90 one pint bottles of Promethazine. 

Tezeno was charged with Speeding, Driving under suspension, Aggravated flight from an officer, Resisting an officer, Possession of a legend drug, and Transactions involving proceeds from drug offenses.  Deputies also recovered over $4,000 cash on Tezeno.  This was Tezeno's 36th arrest.

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