Jamie Davis has been on the run from Abbeville police since October.
Today, his evasion ended.

Abbeville Police Department
Abbeville Police Department
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Lieutenant Jonathan Touchet of the Abbeville Police Department says officers from his agency arrested Davis last Friday. According to Touchet, someone called in a tip about where Davis was. Officers went to that area and saw Davis riding in a car. Those officers then pulled over that vehicle and arrested Davis without incident.

Police initially tried to arrest Davis on a multitude of warrants on October 28. According to Lt. Touchet, Davis sped off when officers tried to pull him over that day. Davis allegedly hit a police unit before leading officer on a chase through Abbeville, Maurice, Rayne, Duson, Lafayette, Maurice, Milton, and Duson. Lt. Touchet says Davis ditched the car in a field and ran away from the scene before officers could catch him.

Davis is in the Vermilion Parish Jail on the following charges:

  • Possession of a Firearm by a Person Convicted of Certain Felonies
  • Possession of a Firearm in a Firearm Free Zone
  • Aggravated 2nd Degree Battery involving Domestic Abuse with Child Endangerment
  • Illegal Use of Weapons
  • Obstruction of Justice
  • Possession of a Firearm by a Person Convicted of Certain Felonies
  • Possession of a Firearm in a Firearm Free Zone
  • Aggravated Flight from an Officer

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