UPDATE: Morehouse Parish Authorities Capture Escaped Inmate


Morehouse Parish authorities say they have captured escaped inmate, Desmond Ford. He was captured around 6 p.m. Friday night.

Officials say he was found in Bastrop, not too far from where he originally escaped in Collinston.

He will now face several escape charges.


-- The Morehouse Parish Sheriff's Office is looking for an escaped inmate.

Officials say Desmond Ford, a work release inmate, jumped from a van as it slowed to make a turn in Collinston. 

Ford was last seen wearing a grey jacket, white T-shirt, blue jeans and a ball cap. 

If anyone has information about Desmond Ford, please contact the Morehouse Parish Sheriff Department at 318-281-4141 or Crimestoppers of Morehouse 312-281-0050.

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