A former Ville Platte police officer faces numerous charges after two female victims filed a complaint stating, while on duty, the officer allegedly took photos of the two women and flaunted the images to other police officers.

Our news partner KATC, reported the victim was repairing a flat tire when she was approached by Ville Platte police officer Larry P. Fontenot, who requested that she and her female passenger let him take lewd photos of them.

The officer then allegedly issued threats that if they did not comply, he would have Louisiana State Police issue a DWI citation.

Then, the office followed the women to a local convenience store where he then showed the photos to other officers on duty there.

Fontenot has been charged with three counts of malfeasance in office, extortion and video voyeurism. He was booked into the Evangeline Parish jail. Bond was set at $100,000.

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