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St Landry Sheriff’s Office asking for help locating escaped inmate

Posted at 2:05 PM, Sep 07, 2018
St. Landry escaped inmate Barry Butler
St. Landry escaped inmate Barry Butler courtesy St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s Office


The St Landry Parish Sheriff’s Office is currently looking for an escaped inmate.

Barry Butler was assigned as a trusty at the department’s service station on the west side of Opelousas and walked off the property, according to Major Eddie Thibodeaux, spokesman for the Sheriff’s Office.

Butler was serving time for traffic charges, flight charges, and felon in possession of a firearm.

He is six feet tall and weighs 180 pounds.

Last seen wearing a navy blue jumper. His last known address is Alexandria.

Call Crime Stoppers at 337-948-8477 or law enforcement office if seen.