Multi-agency manhunt underway for DCI escaped inmate


BATON ROUGE, La. (KLFY) – A multi-agency manhunt is underway for an inmate who escaped from the Dixon Correctional Institute Thursday morning.

According to authorities, 23-year-old Shwilliam Cheevis is on the run.

Cheevis, who was serving time for sentences out of Caddo Parish including Aggravated 2nd degree battery – and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, is 5 foot 7 inches tall and weighs 138 pounds.

If you know his whereabouts, please contact the Dixon Correctional Institute at 225-634-6000.

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