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Jeff Davis Sheriff’s deputies assisted Jennings Police and Lake Charles police in arresting two for stealing a vehicle. The vehicle that was reported stolen was driven recklessly thru Jennings at speeds over 100 mph. The driver crashed into another car at LA 102 and Zigler Memorial Drive, just south of Interstate 10. An occupant of the vehicle was transported to the hospital for injuries sustained from the crash. Jennings Police and Lake Charles police attempted to locate two suspects that ran from the crash scene and hid in the wooded area east of the Jennings Walmart store. Both subjects were eventually captured and booked into the parish jail.
Kendall Jamal Pete, 21, of Ville Platte, La was charged with aggravated flight from an officer, illegal possession of stolen things, resisting arrest, and booked on an out of parish warrant from Evangeline Parish. Markentae Decoriyan Williams, 19, of Mamou, LA was charged with illegal possession of stolen things, resisting arrest and was booked on outstanding warrant from Opelousas. Both were booked into the Jeff Davis parish jail with no bond. Anfernee Deandre Eduard Record, 25, of ,Mamou was released on citation for possession of marijuana. Additional arrests and charges are expected.