~ARREST BRIEFING~ JONATHAN SITTING
On September 3, 2022, Deputies responded to the Y - Not Bar located at the intersection of Hwy 13 and La 10 in reference to a physical disturbance. Upon arrival, Deputies learned that the victim was attacked by multiple subjects at the bar and one of the suspects struck the victim with a pair of brass knuckles.
After reviewing the video surveillance at the establishment and speaking with witnesses, Detectives were able to identify two suspects. One being Jonathan Allen Sitting W/M DOB 07/26/1982 of Ville Platte and the other being Jason Peschier W/M DOB 09/07/1977 of Ville Platte.
On November 2, 2022 arrest warrants were obtained for both subjects. Jonathan sitting was arrested and charged with Simple Battery. He turned himself in at the Evangeline Parish Sheriff's Office on May 3, 2023. A warrant for Aggravated 2nd Degree Battery was issued for Jason Peschier and has not yet been apprehended.
If anyone knows the whereabouts of Jason Peschier they are urged to contact the Evangeline Parish Sheriff's Office at 337-363-2161. He is described as being a W/M height 6 foot 1 weighing 235 pounds with brown eyes and short blond hair.
As always, Sheriff Charles R. Guillory and the Evangeline Parish Sheriff's Office is seeking information on criminal activity and urges the public to contact their Investigation Department via phone at 337-363-2161 or through the agency's website at www.evangelineparishsheriff.org. Any person/s reporting information will remain anonymous. All suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty.