Escaped inmates Christopher Horton and Joshua Folks are now in custody. The investigation is ongoing. We will release additional details of the capture soon.
St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office is currently conducting a search for 2 inmates who escaped from the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center in Centerville. The inmates are identified as 28 year old Christopher Horton of Bayou Vista and 36 year old Joshua Folks of Franklin.
Christopher Horton is described as a 28 year old white male, 5'11" tall, with blond hair and brown eyes.
Joshua Folks is described as a 36 year old white male, 5'9" tall with brown hair and blue eyes.
Horton is incarcerated for second degree murder and arson among other charges. Folks is incarcerated for theft and aggravated escape. Both Horton and Folks should be considered dangerous. Anyone who sees Horton or Folks should contact their local law enforcement agency. Anyone who may have any information regarding Horton or Vidos or their whereabouts should contact our offices at 985-384-1622 or 337-828-1960.
St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office has issued a BOLO (be on the lookout) to area departments, the inmates have been listed as escaped with the National Crime Information Center, schools in the area have been notified, and the parish one call system was implemented.