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Avoyelles Parish Sheriff’s Office looking for escapee

Posted at 10:56 AM, Feb 09, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-09 13:13:46-05

Avoyelles Parish Sheriff’s deputies are looking for a man they say left his transitional work program job this morning.

Wayne Deon
Wayne Deon

According to a spokesperson with the sheriff’s office, 25-year-old Wayne Deon Kerry left the business in Bunkie around 5 a.m. and then was reported missing by the supervisory staff.

Kerry is 6’4″ and weighs 160 pounds. The spokesperson says he has family in Melville and Lafayette.

Kerry was in jail for various property crimes and for violating probation/parole, according to the spokesperson.

He was scheduled to be released in August.

If you have any information about Kerry’s whereabouts, call the Avoyelles Parish Sheriff’s Office at 318-253-4000 or your local law enforcement agency.