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UPDATE: Escaped Trustee Back in Jail

West Monroe Police say they've arrested the trustee that escaped in late November.
29-year-old Paul David Benson (Courtesy: West Monroe Police)
29-year-old Paul David Benson (Courtesy: West Monroe Police)

UPDATE: West Monroe Police say they've arrested the trustee that escaped in late November.

Paul Benson was arrested just before 7 p.m. Monday evening. 

Police say Benson was located at 1513 Amman Street in West Monroe. 

When they took him into custody, police say Benson had marijuana on him.

Benson was booked in the Ouachita Parish Correctional Center for escape and marijuana possession.

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WEST MONROE -- West Monroe Police need your help finding one of their trustees who has escaped and is currently on the run.

29-year-old Paul David Benson is described at 5'9", weighing 160 lbs. with blue eyes and brown hair.

An arrest warrant has been issued for Benson after he walked away from his job working in the police department's mechanic shop.

Benson is wanted for Simple Escape, which could lead to a $25,000 bond.

His last known address is 1513 Amman St. in West Monroe.

If you have any information on Benson's whereabouts, you can call West Monroe Police at 396-2722 or Crime Stoppers at 388-CASH.

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