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CAPTURED: Deputies locate missing St. Landry work release inmate

5 years 2 weeks 2 days ago Wednesday, February 13 2019 Feb 13, 2019 February 13, 2019 1:08 PM February 13, 2019 in News
Source: WBRZ

OPELOUSAS - Authorities in St. Landry Parish captured a work release inmate who escaped over the weekend.

According to a post quoting Sheriff Bobby Guidroz, Ronald McGee was taken into custody at 10:45 a.m. Wednesday. No further information was released about his capture.

McGee has been on the run since early Sunday morning. Authorities say McGee returned to the parish jail before 9 a.m., but later fled in an unknown direction. The Opelousas Police Department was called to assist with the search.

Authorities located McGee in a gully at the intersection of W. Cherry at South Street but then lost sight of him.

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