ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB) – An inmate who escaped late Monday while being transferred to the DC-1 facility has been found and is now back in custody.
According to Capt. Tommy Carnline, the escapee, Kenneth Dewayne Johnson, 37, fled down a flight of stairs while being transferred with several other inmates around 9 p.m. Monday. He was located in Lafayette early Wednesday morning.
Johnson has a long history of convictions, including a guilty plea to Manslaughter in 1996.
The sheriff’s office would like to thank all the agencies who assisted in Johnson’s capture.