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  • Residents praise sheriff's office alert system Play Video

    January 27, 2015 5:34 PM

    GONZALES - Residents in Ascension Parish praised their sheriff's office's actions after a man wanted in Georgia broke loose from a deputy trying to arrest him last night. Deputies re-arrested the man, Ricardo Rodriguez, Tuesday afternoon. He's wanted for sex crimes out of Georgia. The sheriff's office said Rodriguez... more »
  • Man who killed student sentenced to death

    September 16, 2014 2:42 PM

    ST. AUGUSTINE, FL - An escaped Louisiana inmate convicted of killing a Florida State graduate student in northeast Florida has been sentenced to death. Following a jury's recommendation, a St. Johns County judge sentenced 43-year-old Kentrell Feronti Johnson on Tuesday. He was previously convicted of first-degree murder and kidnapping. Authorities... more »
  • EBRSO recapture escaped prison trustee

    May 27, 2014 3:40 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Law enforcement said Tuesday they recaptured a felon who escaped from EBR Parish Prison earlier in May. Deputies said they apprehended Joseph Pomares, 42, at a McDonald's on I-12 after a short pursuit on Monday evening. The man began his sentence at EBR prison on... more »
  • US Marshals looking for escapee in BR

    April 11, 2014 3:17 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Authorities searched an area of Baton Rouge after reportedly spotting an escapee from Ouachita Parish. Members of the U.S. Marshal's Office said Jamie Sam, 33, walked away from a DOC work release program on March 29. Investigators said they'd received a tip Sam was in... more »
  • Orleans Parish Prison escapee found in Baton Rouge

    March 11, 2013 10:25 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - An Orleans Parish prisoner who escaped Friday from one of the jail's temporary housing centers was captured within 48 hours. The Orleans Parish Sheriff's Office tells The Times-Picayune 40-year-old Mitchell Manning was found in a Baton Rouge hotel around 10:50 a.m. Sunday. He was arrested without incident.... more »
  • EXCLUSIVE: Escaped killer's ex-husband warns of violence check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    January 2, 2013 5:51 PM

    ST. GABRIEL - The search for a killer continues as correctional officers and U.S. Marshals widen the net in the hunt for escaped convict Keana Barnes continues. Barnes broke out of the Louisiana Correctional Institute for Women on New Year's Day. State prison officials said she should be considered... more »
  • Residents lock down while escapee still on the loose check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    January 1, 2013 8:57 PM

    ST. GABRIEL - Residents are locking up for the night while an escapee from the Louisiana Correctional Institute for Women is still on the loose. Keana Barnes escaped early Tuesday morning. She was serving a 25-year-sentence for killing her boyfriend and running from the police. Some long-time residents... more »
  • Escaped La. inmate arrested in Miss.

    December 24, 2012 7:57 AM

    COVINGTON - A 26-year-old man, who escaped from St. Tammany Parish jail, has been arrested along with his girlfriend in a hotel in Hattiesburg, Miss. Authorities say Anthony Lance Alexius walked away from his work detail in the kitchen of the parish jail at approximately 11:15 a.m. Sunday. ... more »
  • Escaped work release inmate caught

    September 5, 2012 11:03 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A man who walked away from his work-release job earlier this week is back in custody, according to the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office. Johnathan Brumfield was arrested at a relative's house this morning after law enforcement agencies received a call from the relative. Brumfield... more »
  • Search continues for two dangerous juvenile escapees check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    July 4, 2012 5:24 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Authorities still have not located a pair of juveniles who escaped from the Jeston Correctional Center last night, and were described as "unpredictable" and possibly dangerous. The teens, 15-year-old Demonte Washington and 18-year-old Clarence McWilliams, were unaccounted for during a head count at 8:15 p.m. last... more »
  • EBRSO Deputies searching for escapee

    August 15, 2011 12:11 PM

    BATON ROUGE - East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Deputies are searching for an inmate who walked away from his work release job today. According to the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Department Thomas L. Bailey walked away from his job at an industrial fabrications shop in the 2000 block of Airline... more »
  • Man found dead after escaped trusties take car

    March 10, 2011 5:53 PM

    JACKSON, Tenn. - Tennessee authorities say an Ohio man who was apparently carjacked and kidnapped by two fugitives who escaped from Louisiana has been found dead at an Alabama hotel. Tennessee Bureau of Investigation agent John Mehr said Thursday the body of 53-year-old David Michael Cupps was found at... more »
  • Trusties still on the run after escaping from LSP Compound

    March 7, 2011 4:13 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Louisiana State Police Troopers are still searching for two trusties who drove off the grounds of the LSP Compound Friday. The Dodge van the men left the compound in was found over the weekend. Inside, investigators recovered the green issued clothing that the inmates wore. Darian... more »
  • Warden: No Shawshank Redemptions for West Feliciana

    February 9, 2011 5:49 PM

    ST. FRANCISVILLE - Inmates at the West Feliciana Jail will have to do a lot more than getting past security guards or scaling razor-wire fences if they want to break free. They will now have to make it past 24-hour infrared cameras that will monitor both the inside and outside... more »
  • Psychiatric patient escapes twice

    January 5, 2011 6:27 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The search is over for a mental patient that escaped from the Greenwell Springs mental hospital. Thirty-year-old Crandell Turner went missing around 11 p.m. Tuesday night. He was found 3 miles away on Magnolia Bridge Rd. According to the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office, this... more »
  • West Feliciana escapee still on run

    January 3, 2011 4:56 PM

    ST. FRANCISVILLE - Louisiana State Police are bringing in their helicopters to help search for a trustee who from the exercise yard of the West Feliciana Parish Jail Sunday afternoon. David St. Germain, 45, tore part of a fence, then cut or pulled back razor wire from the exercise... more »
  • Inmate escapes from West Feliciana Parish Jail

    January 2, 2011 8:40 PM

    ST. FRANCISVILLE- The Angola Chase Team, West Feliciana Parish Sheriff's Deputies and St. Francisville Police Department are searching for an inmate who escaped from jail this evening. It happened between 4:30 and 5:30pm this evening. Jail workers realized 45 year old David St. Germain was missing during a head... more »
  • Demond Cook makes court appearance after escape

    October 21, 2010 9:53 AM

    The man who escaped from the district courthouse in Baton Rouge and was re-captured Tuesday was back in court this morning. There was extra security as Demond Cook was taken to the courtroom, and a judge rescheduled his sentencing hearing for a kidnapping and armed robbery conviction to November... more »
  • Port Allen man back in handcuffs

    August 1, 2010 6:34 PM

    Darryl Pierre, 21, is finally behind bars after a 24-hour run from police. He originally was arrested for pandering, but escaped police custody while being transported to Parish Prison. "We couldn't have made this arrest without the community, all the support and calls and the tips," said Chief of... more »
  • Manhunt underway in West Baton Rouge Parish

    July 31, 2010 6:28 PM

    A man is on the run from Port Allen Police after he escaped their custody early this morning. Police say Darryl Pierre, 21, somehow bolted as officers were preparing to transport him to prison. According to West Baton Rouge Sheriff's Deputies, he was originally arrested for attempting to break... more »
  • Ouachita escapee shot, captured in Shreveport

    July 9, 2010 8:08 AM

    Police in Shreveport say an escapee from a northeast Louisiana prison work-release program was shot after he rammed a police car following a lengthy chase. Police say Kory Gay stole a car, and police chased him onto I-49 and then onto an I-20 ramp, where the car rammed a police... more »
  • Escaped inmates from EBRP Prison linked to BR murder

    June 4, 2010 1:13 PM

    Sheriff's deputies are still searching for one of two inmates who escaped from the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison Tuesday night. 26 year old Leonard Thomas, pictured in camoflage jacket, was caught in Port Allen Thursday evening. Deputies tried to stop a car with no license plate at... more »
  • Escapee suspect accused in carjacking

    June 4, 2010 10:28 AM

    An East Baton Rouge Parish Prison escapee suspect is wanted in a carjacking this morning in West Baton Rouge Parish. Deputies say Jeremy Ricard stole the truck from Nino's Truck Stop on Hwy. 415. Authorities say you should be on the lookout for a 2007 silver GMC pick-up... more »
  • EBRSO still searching for two escapees

    June 2, 2010 2:42 PM

    East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office is looking for two inmates that escaped from the parish prison last night around 10:00 p.m. Deputies are looking for 23-year-old Jeremy Ricard and 26-year-old Leonard Thomas. Ricard was arrested by EBRSO in March for unauthorized use of a motor vehicle. Thomas was arrested in... more »
  • Possible inmate escaped from EBR Parish Prison

    June 1, 2010 10:50 PM

    News 2 has heard reports that there has been an escape from East Baton Rouge Parish Prison. East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Deputies and Baton Rouge Police are searching a missing inmate in the area between Progress Road and Scotlandville High School. News 2 believes the inmate may be... more »
  • Offender Escapes From Work Crew Detail

    May 6, 2010 12:01 PM

    The search is on for an escaped offender who walked off the job around Earl K. Long Hospital this morning around 8:30. A search perimeter has already been set up around the area. Robert Day, 23, was serving a 10 year sentence for simple burglary and possession of cocaine.... more »
  • Allen Parish escapee in custody

    April 21, 2010 6:42 AM

    An Oakdale man, who escaped from the Allen Parish jail while being bonded out April 5, has been captured. Courtney L. Hobson was caught after detectives received information that he could be found at a Rapides Parish home. Rapides sheriff's deputies, along with the U.S. Marshals, went to the home,... more »
  • St. Tammany escapee captured in Kenner church

    March 1, 2010 5:44 AM

    St. Tammany Parish escaped inmate Carlos Alberto Rodriguez has been captured in Kenner. Officials say Rodriguez was found early Sunday morning inside the attic of his childhood Kenner church. Rodriguez escaped from the St. Tammany Parish prison in Covington on Feb. 20. Rodriguez and three others were indicted on first-degree... more »
  • Escapee from Livingston Parish captured

    November 22, 2009 2:51 PM

    The escapee from Livingston Parish Detention Center, 41-year-old Chris Booty, was apprehended by police at 12:37 p.m. The Sheriff’s Office Helicopter helped in the capture, as well as officers from at least a dozen law enforcement agencies. He was serving time for probation violation, and was charged with 1... more »
  • Angola escapee caught

    September 14, 2009 6:25 PM

    Update: At a press conference announcing the capture of convicted murderer Henry Smith, Corrections Secretary James LeBlanc said the state may purchase ankle bracelets for trustees. LeBlanc said, "That's still in it's early stages but again a use of technology we need and will look at." Authorities... more »
  • Angola visits suspended until further notice

    September 10, 2009 10:07 PM

    Corrections Department spokeswoman Cathy Fontenot said public visitation at Angola will be suspended until escapee Henry Smith is apprehended or until further notice. News 2 continues to follow the story and will update with new information when it becomes available. more »

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