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Felony Aggravated Assault / Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon - Friday, January 26, 2018

 

DATE:            FRIDAY, JANUARY 26, 2018
TO:                  ALL MEDIA OUTLETS
FROM:            SHERIFF LELAND FALCON
SUBJECT:      FELONY AGGRAVATED ASSAULT, POSSESSION OF A FIREARM BY A
 CONVICTED FELON 

JERAMEY A. JOHNSON

 

NAPOLEONVILLE Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon reports the arrest of Jeramey A. Johnson, 33, of 109 Polk Street, Houma, LA, on charges related to a pair of incidents south of Napoleonville on Wednesday afternoon.

Deputies were dispatched to an area south of Napoleonville at approximately 4:45 p.m. on Wednesday in connection with an individual walking down a lane pointing a gun at pets as well as individuals.

Investigating deputies made contact with the complainant as well as witnesses and obtained an identifiable description of the alleged suspect.

Deputies located the suspect and identified him as Jeramey A. Johnson.  Deputies determined that Johnson was a convicted felon.  While searching the area, deputies did recover a firearm believed to have been discarded by Johnson.

Deputies also learned that Johnson was wanted in connection with an incident two hours earlier in which he allegedly assaulted 5 individuals with a firearm.

Johnson was arrested, transported to the Assumption Parish Detention Center and booked on counts of:

            *Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon

            *Illegal Carrying of Weapons

            *Aggravated Assault with a Firearm (5 Counts Felony)

Once at the jail, Johnson made significant threats against the arresting officers and their families.

Based on those actions, Johnson was charged with:

            *Public Intimidation (Threats Felony)

Johnson remains incarcerated in the Assumption Parish Detention Center awaiting a bond hearing.

           

For additional information concerning this News Release, contact Sheriff Leland Falcon or Commander Lonny Cavalier at 985-369-7281.