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Richland Parish deputy arrested for sexual battery and malfeasance

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RAYVILLE, La. (KNOE 8 News) -Richland Parish Sheriff's Deputy Dewey Allen has been arrested on charges of sexual battery and malfeasance.

A victim reported the sexual battery to Richland Parish Sheriff Lee Harrell Thursday morning. Harrell then requested Louisiana State Police investigate the case.

Dewey Allen, 39, of Rayville, was called in for questioning and confessed to investigators that he committed the battery while in his patrol unit and to making numerous sexual advances to the female.

Allen is charged with sexual battery and malfeasance in office and is being held on $40,000 bond in the Richland Parish Jail.

Allen was terminated from the Richland Parish Sheriff's Office, and if convicted, he faces up to 15 years in prison and a $5,000 fine.

 

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