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Calcasieu deputies locate inmate who walked off job detail

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Posted at 9:15 AM, Apr 20, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-20 17:13:55-04

UPDATE: The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office says that Cormier was located by detectives at a home on North Hudson Street in Sulphur at approximately 2:30 p.m. on Monday.

Officials say he will be charged with simple escape.

More arrests are possible pending further investigation.


The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office is searching for an inmate who walked off a job detail Monday morning at the Calcasieu Correctional Center in Lake Charles.

Deputies say at around 4:00 am on April 20, that 50-year-old Shane W. Cormier was working a job detail at the Correctional Center on East Broad Street when he walked off.

He was last seen wearing navy blue scrubs.

The Sheriff's Office says that Cormier was on the detail due to his non-violent offender status.

His last known address, according to deputies, was 3644 Anthony Ferry Road in Sulphur.

Deputies say Cormier has been incarcerated at the Correctional Center since March and is serving time for charges of simple burglary, simple robbery, and theft.

Anyone knowing Cormier’s whereabouts is asked to call the Sheriff’s Office at 491-3605 or 911.

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