All persons are presumed innocent until proven guilty.

UPDATE (06/09/2023): According to the Union Parish Sheriff’s Office, Hayes was captured last month in Arkansas and has been extradited back to Union Parish and booked for outstanding felony warrants for Second-Degree Battery.

Thank you to everyone who shared information and helped locate the suspect.

UNION PARISH, La. (KTVE/KARD) — The Union Parish Sheriff’s office is currently searching for Akeem Hayes. Hayes is a 34-year-old black male who stands at six feet and weighs 285 pounds. He is frequently seen around the Monroe area.

Photo courtesy of Union Parish Sheriff’s office

Hayes is wanted by authorities for outstanding felony warrants for Second Degree Battery. If you have any information on the location of Hayes, you are urged to contact (318) 368-3124.