UPDATE: Jeff Davis Parish escapee turns himself in

Jeff Davis Parish

UPDATE (11/13) : Jeff Davis authorities say Duane Lemaire has turned himself in. Officials say he contacted them from a church in Jennings and wanted to turn himself in. He is now charged with simple escape and remains in the Jeff Davis Parish jail.

ORGINAL STORY: JENNINGS, La. (KLFY) — The Jeff Davis Parish Sheriff’s Office is searching for a trustee that walked off of a work detail Sunday evening.

Duane Lemaire, 50, of Jennings, was jailed on a probation violation and assigned as a trustee. Lemaire is wanted for simple escape.

If anyone know his whereabouts, please contact the Jeff Davis Parish Sheriff Office at (337) 821-2100.

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