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Patterson Man Arrested After Speeding 111 mph in a 70 mph Zone

NAPOLEONVILLE – Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon reports the arrest of Jeremy Lynn Windam, 35, of 825 Highway 90 West, Patterson, LA, on felony charges arising from a traffic incident which occurred on U.S. 90 near Amelia on Wednesday evening.

A uniformed patrol deputy clocked a vehicle at 111 mph in a 70 mph zone. The deputy was able to stop the vehicle. As the deputy made contact with the driver, now identified as Jeremy Lynn Windam, the suspect immediately became confrontational and appeared to be impaired. The suspect was arrested and later transferred to a hospital and he again became irate and non-compliant. Windam was again subdued but in the process committed multiple batteries upon deputies.

At the conclusion of the investigation, Jeremy Lynn Windam was arrested and booked into the Assumption Parish Detention Center on charges of:

*Reckless Operation of a Motor Vehicle
*Speeding
*Obstructing Public Passages
*Possession of Alcoholic Beverages in a Motor Vehicle
*Resisting an Officer (2 Counts)
*Battery of a Police Officer (2 Counts – Felony)
*Simple Assault

Jeremy Lynn Windam remains incarcerated pending a bond hearing.

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