Inmate escapes from Allen Parish Jail
Authorities are searching for a man who escaped from the Allen Parish Jail.
Sheriff's deputies say 21-year-old Courtney L. Hobson of Oakdale escaped about 9:40 a.m. Monday by running through a door after a visitor was let in.
Hobson was arrested by Oakdale police Friday on a possession of marijuana charge.
Authorities say Hobson had been brought before a judge and a $5,000 bond was set.
He was brought downstairs from court where he was in the process of bonding out when he fled.