UPDATE: Remaining escapee taken into custody

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(3:29 p.m.) UPDATE: UNION PARISH, La. – (7/14/19) Union Parish deputies and Farmerville police officers have taken the remaining escaped inmate, Shawn Hoelz, into custody as of Sunday afternoon.

UPDATE: UNION PARISH, La. – (7/14/19) The Union Parish Sheriff’s Office reported one of two escaped inmates, Stacy Phillips, was apprehended yesterday, Saturday, July 13, 2019.

The white Ford F-250, owned by the Union Parish Police Jury, was also recovered Saturday in the Sardis community.

If anyone has any information on the whereabouts of Shawn Hoelz please contact the Union Parish Sheriff’s Office or CrimeStoppers of Union Parish.

Shawn Hoelz (Courtesy of Union Parish Sheriff’s Office)

Tips can be submitted anonymously online at https://unionsheriff.com/cstip/

UPDATE: UNION PARISH, La. – (7/13/19) Union Parish deputies have escapee, Stacy Lee Phillips Jr., in custody.

ORIGINAL STORY: UNION PARISH, La. – (7/12/19) The Union Parish Sheriff’s Office is currently searching for two escapees considered armed and dangerous in a stolen Ford.

Stacy Lee Phillips Jr, 28, of Farmerville and Shawn Hoelz, 32, of Farmerville, escaped off their work release duties at the Union Parish Police Jury Highway Barn on Park Street around noon Friday, July 12, 2019.

Both males then left in a White Ford-F250 belonging to the Union Parish Police Jury in an unknown direction.

Courtesy of UPSO

Both subjects have extensive criminal histories and should be considered armed and dangerous.

If seen DO NOT approach and contact Union Parish Sheriff’s Office At (318)-368-3124.

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