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  • Captured inmate still in hospital with dog bites

    March 17, 2014 3:16 PM

    HAMMOND - The inmate recaptured after an escape and massive manhunt last week is still in the hospital due to bites from the K9s who found him, according to authorities. Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Daniel Edwards told WWL-TV that Christopher Ricker, 35, will face additional charges for his escape. ... more »
  • Inmates could get work release sooner Play Video

    February 20, 2014 5:23 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Repeat offenders could get out of jail on work release six months earlier if a proposed bill passes through legislature this session. Rep. Pat Smith, D-Baton Rouge, pre-filed the bill that would allow eligible habitual offenders to enter work release a year before their sentence is... more »
  • Inmate busted for stealing on work-release Play Video

    January 10, 2014 3:59 PM

    JACKSON, La. - An inmate who earned the right to work outside prison is in more trouble with the law, accused of stealing from those who gave him a job and a second chance. The inmate was just months away from being released from prison on his 10-year sentence,... more »
  • Inmate caught after walking off work release site

    June 18, 2013 5:23 PM

    BATON ROUGE - U. S. Marshals said they caught up to a work release inmate this afternoon after the man walked off his job site Monday. Marshals arrested Tederick Bessie, 30, around 4 p.m. Tuesday afternoon in Baton Rouge. Authorities reported Bessie missing Monday after they said he wasn't... more »
  • Man wanted for leaving work release job at candy factory

    June 17, 2013 10:25 PM

    PONCHATOULA- Deputies are searching for a man who walked away from his work release job Monday. Tederick Bessie left the Elmer's Chocolate factory about 6 a.m. deputies said. Bessie was in prison for simple robbery and is classified as a non-violent offender. He was scheduled for release in... more »
  • Work release program beginning in Livingston Parish Play Video

    April 11, 2013 5:37 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office will enter into a work release program with Louisiana Workforce, LLC. It's a partnership that will allow the parish to free up jail space and provide inmates a route to re-enter society. Non-violent inmates with fewer than three years left to serve... more »
  • Work-release inmated wanted after leaving job Play Video

    February 19, 2013 5:32 PM

    JACKSON - The search continued today for a work-release inmate who walked away from his job Monday. Investigators said Frankie New, 40, left his job at Elam's Auto Service and Body Shop on Highway 10. He was last seen around 8 a.m. Monday. This is the second time... more »
  • No new leads in search for escaped inmate

    February 12, 2013 11:05 AM

    CLINTON - Deputies continue to search for an inmate who officials say walked away from his work-release job Monday. Chief Deputy Cliff Hurst with the East Feliciana Sheriff's Office says they have no leads on 21-year-old Glen Carroll III. Hurst said deputies believe someone picked up Carroll from... more »
  • Inmate wanted after walking off release job

    February 11, 2013 10:22 PM

    AMITE- Authorities are searching for a man who walked away from his work release job Monday afternoon. Glenn Carroll was serving time at the East Feliciana Parish Prison but was working at a lumberyard near Amite. Deputies said he walked off the job. Carroll has connections across the... 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 »
  • Inmate escapes while on work release assignment

    February 17, 2011 1:14 PM

    UPDATE: 3:45 p.m. - The suspect was recently arrested by U. S. Marshals at a home in Baton Rouge. PORT ALLEN - Authorities are searching for an inmate who escaped while on a work release detail. The East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office says Ernest Southerland, 33, walked... 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 »
  • Ponchatoula man's body recovered from river

    April 22, 2010 4:54 AM

    A body recovered Tuesday afternoon from the Mississippi River has been identified as a 31-year-old Ponchatoula man who authorities say jumped into the river Saturday night from a ship. The St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff's Office says Adam Gonzales was a work-release inmate from Tangipahoa Parish whose shipmates say... more »

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