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  • Louisiana prison escapee found in Florida

    September 13, 2015 11:58 AM

    PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. - Authorities have captured an inmate who escaped from Louisiana after a two-day manhunt that ended in the Florida Panhandle. A Bay County deputy saw Christopher Dale Stringer walking through the dunes near the beach along the Bay and Walton County line Saturday night. Authorities said... more »
  • Residents praise sheriff's office alert system check to see if lock exists for regeneration 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 »
  • 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 »

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