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UPDATE: Escaped trustee back in custody

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ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) – Authorities say an escaped trustee is back in custody.

According to Rapides Parish Sheriff's Office, United State Marshals in Baton Rouge located Clynt Williams Tuesday night.  RPSO said he was back in Rapides Parish Detention Center Wednesday afternoon.

Williams, 38, of Pineville, left a painting detail in the courthouse of Rapides Parish Police Jury on Sept. 22nd around 3 p.m. He allegedly was picked up by a vehicle, according to RPSO.

RPSO Corrections Security also arrested Danielle Renee Lofton, 29, of Ball, for accessory after the fact to simple escape.  She allegedly helped Williams escape custody and leave the area.

Lofton was taken to Rapides Parish Detention Center. Her bond is set at $100,000.

RPSO Corrections Security Section and the United States Marshals Violent Offenders Task Force of Baton Rouge worked together in locating and apprehending Williams.

RPSO said that Williams was arrested on Aug. 9 on a parole violation for a 2003 conviction for simple burglary and false imprisonment with a weapon.

 

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ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) – Rapides Parish Sheriff's Office is looking for a trustee that walked off of work detail on September 22 around 3 p.m.

According to RPSO, Clynt W. Williams, 38, of Pineville, left a painting detail in the courthouse of Rapides Parish Police Jury when he was picked up by an unknown suspect. Investigators believe he is no longer in the area. 

RPSO said that Williams was arrested on August 9 on a parole violation for a 2003 conviction for simple burglary and false imprisonment with a weapon. RPSO detectives, as well as, Corrections Security Section are currently investigating this walk off.

Williams is said to be a white male, six feet two inches tall and weighs 190 pounds. He has black hair, blue eyes, and has multiple tattoos all over his body. 

Anyone with any information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 318-443-7867 or RPSO detectives at 318-473-6727.

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