Javarrea Pouncy

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Service Record

Agency DeSoto County Louisiana Sheriff's Office
Rank Deputy
Last Known Status Resigned[1]
Agency Coushatta Louisiana Police Department
Rank Officer
Last Known Status Suspended[2]

Incident Reports

2019 Arrest of Jarius Brown

On September 27, 2019, Brown was arrested on a stolen vehicle charge. He alleges that several deputies, including Pouncy, beat him at the jail, breaking his nose and eye socket.[1]

A state trooper captured video on his body-worn camera at the jail, showing Brown beaten and unresponsive to questioning.[3]

Legal Action

On September 24, 2021, a lawsuit was filed against Pouncy.[4]

2021 Deer Poaching

On December 5, 2021, game wardens responded to a report of gunfire. They found Pouncy and three other men in a department patrol vehicle, using a spotlight to hunt deer. Pouncy was off-duty at the time.[5]

Department Response

Pouncy was suspended.[2]

Legal Action

Pouncy was cited for hunting without a license, hunting deer during illegal hours, and for hunting from a moving vehicle.[5]

The Red River Parish Sheriff’s Office charged Pouncy with trespassing.[5]

Conviction on all charges would carry maximum penalties of $2,000 in fines and 240 days in jail.[5]