Detectives investigating a complaint of stolen jewelry learned that Williams had sold the items at a local pawn shop. Williams was arrested on the warrant for illegal possession of stolen things.
During the investigation underway at the St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office in Morgan City, Williams walked out of an interviewing area leaving the building on foot at approximately 12:45 pm. A BOLO (be on the lookout) notification has been issued and a search is being conducted.
Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Williams may contact the St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office or their local law enforcement authorities. SMPSO may be reached at 985-384-1622 or 337-828-1960.
An investigation into the circumstances of Williams’ escape is underway.