Man escapes while being booked at St. Martin jail
ST. MARTINVILLE - St. Martin Parish sheriff's deputies are searching for a man who escaped custody while deputies were preparing to process him into the jail on a warrant for failure to appear for drug court.
Twenty-one-year-old Javien Demouchet was last seen Monday in the area of Martin Luther King and Theater streets in St. Martinville.
Deputies say Demouchet was wearing a white shirt and pajama pants, but was not wearing shoes.
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