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.