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Jeff Davis authorities searching for escaped inmate

Duane Lemaire, 50, of Jennings
Duane Lemaire, 50, of Jennings(Jeff Davis Sheriff's Office)
Updated: Nov. 9, 2020 at 9:27 AM CST
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JENNINGS, La. (KPLC) - Authorities are searching for a trusty that walked off a work detail, according to the Jeff Davis Sheriff’s Office.

Chief Deputy Christopher Ivey says Duane Lemaire, 50, of Jennings, was incarcerated on a probation violation and had been assigned as a trusty.

Lemaire is now wanted for simple escape for walking off a work detail on the evening of Nov. 8, 2020.

Authorities ask anyone who knows Lemaire’s whereabouts to contact the Jeff Davis Sheriff’s Office at (337) 821-2100.

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