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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 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 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 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 »

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