Evangeline Parish Sheriffs looking for escaped inmate
VILLE PLATTE, La. - Evangeline Parish Sheriff's deputies are searching for a man who escaped from prison.
Authorities say 22-year-old Zachary Deville fled the Southwest Louisiana Correctional Center in Basile shortly after 5 a.m. Sunday. Deville was serving time on a burglary charge when he escaped.
Deville is described as a white male, about 5'7" tall and weighs about 135 pounds. Authorities say he was wearing a prison issued uniform at the time of the escape.
Anyone with information on Deville's whereabouts is asked to call the sheriff's office at 337-363-3345. Police also are asking that area residents keep their homes and vehicles locked.