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  • 2 Calcasieu Women Booked with Assisting Escape

    May 24, 2014 5:29 PM

    The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office arrested Stefani O'Quain, 26, 915 Lewis St., Sulphur, and Meagan Garrett, 24, 2465 Hwy. 397, Lake Charles, for assisting inmate trustee Scottie Carrier who walked off from his work detail at Burton Coliseum in Lake Charles on Friday, May 23, 2014. Deputies discovered O'Quain,... more »
  • Inmates' escape should have raised red flags

    March 14, 2012 7:37 PM

    Saturday, detectives said Tony Jackson and Kevin Gildhouse used a homemade knife to overpower two deputies during their escape. Gildhouse is accused of taking one of the deputy's uniforms to disguise himself and then escort another inmate out of jail. They were caught about five hours after escaping. Director of... more »
  • Inmates Purchase Cigarettes & Lighter Before Arrest

    March 11, 2012 7:05 PM

    For more than five hours Saturday, two inmates led multiple agencies on a manhunt after escaping from the Lafayette Parish Correctional Center. Kevin Gildhouse and Tony Jackson escaped just after one thirty Saturday morning. Both men are facing aggravated escape charges and already have a serious criminal track record.... more »
  • Two Escaped Inmates Back Behind Bars

    March 10, 2012 11:04 PM

    It was quite a busy morning for law enforcement in Lafayette. Twenty-two year old Kevin Gildhouse and 30 year old, Tony Jackson escaped from the Lafayette Parish Correctional Center just after one-thirty Saturday morning after over powering a deputy. The men were on the run for more than... more »
  • Fugtive's Family Talks About Escape

    October 19, 2011 11:05 PM

    It's now almost a week since State prisoner Brian Soileau escaped from the Pine Prairie Correctional Center. Now his family speaks out about their encounters with him since he's been on the run. Traces of Brian Soileau can be found scattered throughout the woods near Pine Prairie. Wednesday morning,... more »
  • Inmate Remains on Run 2 Weeks After Escape

    December 29, 2010 8:12 AM

    WELSH, La. (AP) - Two weeks after a 6-foot-8 trusty walked away from jail while taking out the trash, police are still looking for him. Police say that 29-year-old Rodney Drake walked away from the Welsh Police Department the evening of Dec. 15. He was being held on a probation... more »
  • St. Martin Parish Inmate Escape Details

    October 25, 2010 5:45 PM

    From St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office: On Tuesday, October 19, 2010, at approximately 10:30 a.m., two St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office Correctional Officers were overseeing the transfer of six inmates from the main cell area of the jail to the roof top fenced recreation area. The Correctional Officers were positioned... more »
  • 2nd Inmate Suspected in Escape from Jail Identified

    October 19, 2010 6:09 PM

    Press Release: The second inmate that attempted to escape by jumping off the roof during this morning's escape attempt, has been identified at Wilbert John, 33. He is currently being treated at a local hospital for injuries sustained in the fall. Mr. John was being detained on a Court Order... more »
  • LATEST: Deputy Overpowered, Inmate Jumps From Jail Roof

    October 19, 2010 1:19 PM

    The search continues for an accused killer on the loose in St. Martinville. He is considered dangerous. At approximately 10:30 this morning, while correctional officers escorted inmates to the rooftop recreational area, two inmates physically overpowered a deputy and jumped from the roof to the ground. The deputy is said... more »
  • Schools on Lockdown After Inmate Breaks Free in EBR

    October 19, 2010 1:07 PM

    Deputies in East Baton Rouge Parish continue to search for 34-year-old Demond Cook who escaped while headed to court today. He was being transported by deputies from the Catahoula Parish Sheriff's Office to be sentenced for for two counts of armed robbery and one count of second-degree kidnapping, when he... more »
  • Two Inmates Escape From LPCC

    July 28, 2010 3:41 PM

    On Monday July 26, 2010 two inmates from LPCC who were working at the Community Corrections Campus located at 100 Poydrus Street in Lafayette left the facility without permission. At approximately 2:30pm inmates Shannon Taylor and Charles Luquette were noticed missing from their assigned area on the Community Corrections Campus.... more »
  • 2 Inmates Escape from EBR Parish Prison

    June 2, 2010 9:38 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Authorities are searching for two inmates who escaped from the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison. Deputies are searching today for 23-year-old Jeremy Ricard and 26-year-old Leonard Thomas. Deputies say Ricard was arrested in March and booked with unauthorized use of a motor vehicle. Thomas was... more »
  • 11 Workers Missing May Have Been Unable to Escape

    April 22, 2010 4:06 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Eleven workers missing from an offshore oil platform may not have escaped after a massive explosion, officials said Thursday. Crews continued to search by air and water for those missing from the Deepwater Horizon, which burned for nearly a day before sinking into the Gulf... more »
  • Vermilion Parish Man Among Three Who Escape From Jail

    March 30, 2010 12:20 PM

    MARKSVILLE, La. (AP) - Three inmates have escaped from the Avoyelles Parish Jail in Marksville. Sheriff Doug Anderson said the inmates escaped around 1:40 a.m. Tuesday after forcing a guard at knifepoint to open a door. Anderson identified the escapees as 22-year-old Quentin M. Truehill of New Orleans,... more »
  • La. escapee caught in Houston

    February 6, 2010 6:02 PM

    LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) Authorities say a state prison trusty who escaped from a crew picking up litter in Vinton has been caught in Houston. Police say 19-year-old Jamaul LeBleu of the Church Point area was arrested Friday, with a car stolen earlier Friday from Vinton. Police say Texas police... more »
  • Man Arrested After Allegedly Helping Prisoners Escape

    January 21, 2010 4:56 PM

    The Jeanerette Marshal's office arrested Herman Lockette who was wanted by the Vidalia Sheriff's Office. Authorities were in search of Lockette since he allegedly assisted two inmates escape from the Concordia Parish work release program. They were then brought to Lafayette. The inmates were later apprehended by the... more »
  • AMI: Missing Juvenile UPDATE

    November 16, 2009 11:15 AM

    Officials report they have found Deandre Ware in Opelousas and are attempting to pick him up today. KATC will continue to report on this story as more information becomes available. ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Authorities in Acadia Parish are asking for the public's assistance in locating a 17 year old... more »
  • Kaplan Police capture escapee

    October 20, 2009 3:48 PM

    Fred Allen Boutin is facing steeper charges after Kaplan Police say he pushed officer and took off during transport. Authorities say Boutin was originally arrested on a traffic violation, and being held on a probation and parole violation. Boutin took off around 10am but was captured around 2:30pm. He is... more »

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