Escapee from road crew in Pineville has been captured

Published: Jul. 13, 2021 at 12:42 PM CDT|Updated: Jul. 14, 2021 at 2:52 PM CDT
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PINEVILLE, La. (RPSO) - Update as of 7/14/21: Shane Randall Johnson has been located and taken into custody without incident.

Johnson will be transported and booked into DC-3 due to the current lockdown.


RPSO is looking for an inmate who escaped from a road crew in the Bayou Maria Road area in Pineville around 11:22 a.m. Tuesday morning.

Shane Randall Johnson, 21, of Ball is described as a white male, 5′10″ tall, 180 lbs., with brown hair and blue eyes. He was last seen wearing a green RPSO Road Crew Shirt and blue jeans.

According to witnesses, Johnson ran into a wooded area near the dead end of Bayou Maria Road. He is currently serving a probation violation on a simple burglary conviction in Grant Parish.

Deputies and canines are currently searching for the escapee.

If anyone has any information on the location of Shane Randall Johnson, they are asked to call RPSO at 318-473-6700, local law enforcement or Crime Stoppers at 318-443-7867.

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