St. Mary Sheriff’s Office searching for 2 escaped inmates

Monday, February 3, 2014 - 10:48am

St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office is currently searching for two inmates who escaped from jail.

The inmates are identified as Christopher Horton, 28, of Bayou Vista, and Joshua Folks, 36, of Franklin.

Christopher Horton is described as a white male, 5 feet 11 inches tall, with blond hair and brown eyes.

Joshua Folks is described as a white male, 5 feet 9 inches 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 Folks 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.  


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