St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s Office spokesman Lt. Clay Higgins' appearances on Crime Stoppers segments are generating a buzz on social media throughout America, according to a report in the Washington Post.

His stern demeanor, accent and pithy, straight-forward messages are charming viewers across America, many who have coined Higgins as the ‘Cajun John Wayne.’

Higgins often addresses and counsels criminals in video presentations on the show.

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Some of Lt. Higgins' greatest hits:

* “You can’t run from your own guilt, son.” - addressing fugitive accused of assaulting a woman with a beer bottle

* “Have your affairs in order.”- promising to hunt down generator thief

* “If you’re a foreigner, stealing from our elders from far across the sea, listen to me — you’re the lowest of the low.” - expressing disgust for Romanian scammer

* “You may as well turn yourself in. You know the company you keep, so you also know, our phones are already ringin’.” - addressing two wanted men.