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  • Calcasieu Parish Escaped Inmate Trustee Captured

    May 24, 2014 2:42 PM

    Today at approximately 1:00 p.m. the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office took inmate trustee Scottie Carrier into custody without incident. A tip lead to his arrest in a camping trailer on Royer Loop in Sulphur. On Friday, May 23, around 1:30 afternoon Carrier walked off of his trustee job at... more »
  • Search for Escaped Inmate Expands

    December 2, 2013 9:05 PM

    Neighboring parishes have joined the Vermilion Parish Sheriff's Office in their search for a man who escaped from the Vermilion Parish jail this weekend. 30 year old Christopher Dyson is accused of scaling a fence while working as a trusty in the laundry room of the Vermilion Parish jail... more »
  • Escaped prisoner caught in Baton Rouge

    February 17, 2012 10:41 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A man wanted by Rayne authorities after he escaped and stole a city truck has been arrested in Baton Rouge. The Advertiser of Lafayette says 42-year-old John Jesse Smith escaped Feb. 4. He was a state trusty and was being allowed to perform public works... more »
  • Soileau Released From Hospital, Awaiting Extradition

    October 27, 2011 12:08 AM

    Despite being injured in a shootout with the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, Brian Soileau, the escaped inmate from Evangeline Parish has already been released from an Oklahoma City hospital. Soileau's 13 days on the lam came to a dramatic end Wednesday morning when he was recognized in an Oklahoma City... more »
  • Inmate Search Continues; Prison Improves Security

    October 18, 2011 7:32 PM

    The search for escaped inmate Brian Soileau continues into its fifth day in Evangeline Parish. Brian Soileau was a State prisoner and escaped from the Pine Prairie Correctional Center Thursday night. Sheriff Eddie Soileau has issued an update on the search, saying State Police, the U.S. Marshal's Office and... more »
  • Update: Search for Escaped Inmate Continues in Evang. Parish

    October 17, 2011 11:19 PM

    The wife of escaped inmate Brian Soileau is in custody Thursday night. Anna Soileau is being held for questioning, however she isn't charged with anything. Some family members said they believe Brian Soileau is still in his hometown of Pine Prairie, after he escaped from the correctional center there... more »
  • Iberia Deputies Searching for an Escapee

    October 16, 2011 11:22 PM

    The Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office has arrested a man for second degree kidnapping, unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, open alcohol container and simple escape. According to witnesses Lee Fowler held a female in his vehicle refusing to let her leave. The female was able to flee the vehicle... more »
  • Escaped Inmate Timeline

    June 25, 2011 12:12 AM

    An inmate who escaped in Lafayette Parish is back behind bars, but not before taking police on a high-speed chase. 25-year old Matthew Keyes had just been sentenced to more than 20 years in prison for home invasion. For nearly 15 hours Matthew Keyes was a free man.... more »
  • Escaped Inmate Back Behind Bars

    June 24, 2011 8:13 PM

    25-year old Matthew Keyes had just been sentenced to more than 20 years in prison and then he escaped Thursday evening. The search began in Lafayette where Keyes jumped out of the prison transport vehicle. However, Keyes was captured Friday morning in Evangeline Parish. It all started in Pine Prarie... more »
  • Escaped Inmate Still on the Run

    January 15, 2011 11:32 PM

    An escaped inmate is still missing and apparently on the move. The truck that deputies say was stolen by 39 year old Paul Brown was recovered Saturday in Crowley, but still no sign of him. Brown was a work-release inmate and was helping to set up for the rodeo... more »
  • Inmate Who Escaped From Rodeo Identified

    January 14, 2011 5:16 PM

    The Lafayette Sheriff's Office is looking for a work crew inmate accused of stealing a truck from the Hilton parking lot. Lt. Craig Stansbury says he was part of a work crew of inmates helping set up at the rodeo. Stansbury says the inmate was in jail on misdemeanor charges... more »
  • Escaped Inmate Caught

    November 19, 2010 11:55 PM

    An escaped inmate in Lafayette has been caught. Michael Proctor spent less than three hours as a fugitive after running away from a work detail near East Lewis Street and Campus Lane around 3:30 Friday. Only KATC was there, as deputies re-captured Proctor a short distance away near the corner... more »
  • Livingston Parish prisoner who escaped has been caught

    October 19, 2010 3:02 PM

    LIVINGSTON, La. (AP) - A prisoner who fled the Livingston Parish Courthouse Tuesday after being sentenced to five years on drug charges has been captured, the sheriff's office said. Deputies captured Dennis Ray Caruso Jr., 23, about two hours after he fled the courthouse, said Perry Rushing, chief of... more »
  • Update: Search Continues for Escaped Inmate in St. Martin Parish

    October 19, 2010 12:59 PM

    According to the Teche News, Collins and another inmate jumped from the roof of the jail. We have confirmed one person was airlifted to a Lafayette hospital. --------------------------------------- Previous Stories: All schools in St. Martinville and the courthouse is on lockdown at this hour because of an escaped... more »
  • Escaped Inmate in St. Martin Parish

    October 19, 2010 12:26 PM

    All schools in St. Martinville and the courthouse is on lockdown at this hour because of an escaped inmate. Officers are focusing their search in the downtown area. More information to come, stay tuned to katc.com throughout the day. --------------------------------------- Inmate has been identified as Paul Stanley Collins.... more »
  • 6 Escaped Convicts from Mississippi Caught in La

    September 29, 2010 11:10 AM

    BROOKHAVEN, Miss. (AP) - Six inmates who escaped from the Lincoln County jail this week have been arrested in New Orleans. Sheriff Steve Rushing says the six were arrested Wednesday and were being held in the Jefferson Parish, La., jail. Rushing tells the Brookhaven Daily Leader that his deputies and... more »
  • An Escaped Inmate Has Been Caught

    August 2, 2010 5:05 PM

    On Sunday August 1, 2010 at approximately 1:30pm Detectives from Lafayette Sheriff's Office and investigators from the US Marshall's, Lafayette and Shreveport Offices captured escaped inmate Charles Luquette at the Royal Inn hotel in Shreveport, La. The US Marshall's Office received a call from an individual who recognized Luquette from... more »
  • Lafayette Police Arrested an Escaped Inmate

    July 26, 2010 1:45 PM

    Lafayette Police arrested an escaped inmate from West Feliciana Parish. Roy Robert is now facing a charge of simple escape and aggravated escape. Police say he escaped from the work release program, and was caught after someone phone in a tip. Robert was picked up on University Avenue Sunday night;... more »
  • Former Independence Police Chief Has Escaped Prison Time

    July 16, 2010 4:43 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The former Independence Police chief has escaped prison time for his role in arranging for unqualified voters to cast ballots in a February 2008 election. U.S. Attorney Jim Letten said Friday that 60-year-old Anthony P. Maurer, instead, was sentenced to two years probation and ordered to... more »
  • Three Men Who Escaped Louisiana Captured in Miami

    April 13, 2010 11:26 AM

    MIAMI (AP) - Three men who escaped from a Louisiana jail have been captured in Miami and police were examining a bloody knife found in a truck the trio allegedly stole. The U.S. Marshals Service said the men were captured Monday at a Miami motel. The truck containing the knife... more »
  • UPDATE: Acadia Parish Authorities Apprehend Escaped Inmate

    March 3, 2010 5:41 PM

    UPDATE: Acadia Parish Sheriff Wayne Melancon stated that at approximately 4:30 p.m. today Steven Dietz was captured at a motel in Beaumont, Texas. According to Acadia Parish Sheriff Wayne Melancon several law enforcement agencies met at the Acadia Parish Sheriff's Office early this morning in an effort to re-capture Steven... more »
  • 2 Concordia escapees arrested by Lafayette Deputies

    January 8, 2010 2:29 PM

    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - Lafayette Parish deputies have arrested two men who had escaped from the Concordia Parish Work Release facility. The Alexandria Daily Town Talk reports the two men were arrested without incident and were scheduled to be immediately transported back to Concordia, where they will face additional... more »
  • Circus Elephant Escapes

    November 6, 2009 8:59 AM

    ENID, Okla. (AP) - An Oklahoma couple driving home from church hit an animal - a really big one. An elephant that escaped from a nearby circus collided with the couple's SUV Wednesday night when it ran across a rural highway in Enid, about 100 miles north of Oklahoma City.... more »

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