Baton Rouge, Louisiana
7 Day Forecast
Follow our weather team on social media

Man accused of slipping out of handcuffs, leaving courthouse

3 years 2 months 1 week ago Tuesday, July 16 2019 Jul 16, 2019 July 16, 2019 8:58 AM July 16, 2019 in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - Authorities have arrested a man following a Monday incident at the courthouse in Baton Rouge.

According to the arrest report, Demetrius Dorty was remanded by a judge. He was in court Monday to answer for a bench warrant. 

While in custody, Dorty slipped out of his handcuffs and left the courthouse. Authorities apprehended him several blocks away.

Dorty was arrested and charged with simple escape.

More News

Desktop News

Click to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
7 Days