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Sheriff captures 2nd Escapee

Wednesday, October 18, 2006

On Wednesday October 18, 2006 at approximately 7:45am Deputies with the Lafayette Sheriff's Office and Broussard Police Dept. apprehended James A. Wilson an escapee from St. Mary Parish, in the 100 Block of Bizkit Road in Youngsville.

The Sheriff's Office received several calls that morning from residents in the Youngsville area stating they saw a person fitting Wilson's description. From the information given Wilson was captured hiding inside a parked car, and arrested without incident. Investigators are now looking into information concerning any crimes Wilson may have committed in Lafayette Parish since his escape.






Lt. Craig Stansbury
Public Information Officer
Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office
337-236-5876

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