CAUGHT: Teen Escapees and Jailer Caught in Texas
UPDATE: State Police have learned the three suspects and the jailer have been caught in the Houston area.
All four were found at a motel in Houston. They were arrested early Sunday morning and sent back to Louisiana.
The public is urged to be on the lookout for 3 teenage escapees from the Ware Youth Center in Coushatta.
17-year-old Tyjuan Lafitte, 17-year-old Na’varaya Lane and 15-year-old Jeremiah Durham escaped sometime in the early morning hours on Saturday.
State Police are also asking for help to find 21-year-old Victoria Tune. Video surveillance shows on Saturday just before 3am, Lafitte, Durham, and Lane escaped from the lockup with the help of Tune who is an employee at the Ware Youth Center.
They fled in a white Pontiac G6, with Louisiana license plate VWY296. The car has a missing rear bumper. All four have ties to the Shreveport, Bossier, and DeSoto Parish areas. Anyone with any information concerning the whereabouts of Durham, Lafitte, Lane, or Tune is asked to contact Louisiana State Police Troop G at 318- 741-7411, 911, or their local law enforcement agency.
Durham, Lafitte, and Lane are all wanted for simple escape, and Tune is wanted for three counts of accessory to simple escape
The escapees are housed at Ware on felony crimes:
- TyJuan Lafitte, 17, of Caddo Parish for attempted first-degree murder.
- Jeremiah Durham, 17, of Bossier Parish for armed robbery.
- Na’Varaya Lane, 15, of DeSoto Parish for attempted second-degree murder.
The investigation remains active and ongoing. No further information is available, at this time.
All three escapees were last seen wearing orange jumpsuits.
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