66°
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
3 Day Outlook
Wed
84°
71°
100%
Thu
87°
71°
60%
Fri
86°
70°
60%

Latest Weather Blog

Follow our weather team on social media

Avoyelles escapees will face new charges

5 years ago April 15, 2010 Apr 15, 2010 Thursday, April 15 2010 Thursday, April 15, 2010 4:45:13 AM EDT in News
Source: Associated Press

Law enforcement agencies from Marksville to Miami are trying to determine if the three Avoyelles Parish Jail escapees are involved in any crimes committed over the past two weeks, including a case in which a woman's fingers were cut off.

U.S. Marshals found the three escapees - Quentin M. Truehill, Kentrell F. Johnson, and Peter M. Hughes hiding out at a Miami motel and arrested them on Monday night.

Avoyelles Parish deputies say the three escaped from the jail March 30 after Truehill took a
correctional officer at knifepoint and forced him to open a door.

Related Stories

More News

comments powered by Disqus

Desktop News

Click to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
5 Days
Radar
Today
Not Available
66°
73°
Wed
Heavy T-Storms
84°
71°
Thu
Scattered T-Storms
87°
71°
Fri
Scattered T-Storms
86°
70°
Sat
PM T-Storms
87°
71°