Inmates, employee captured

All 4 people wanted for escaping the Ware Youth Detention Center have been captured in Houston. The 3 inmates and the female guard accused of helping them escape, were captured outside of a Houston hotel, along with a suspect’s family member who is accused of aiding the group.

Just before 3:00 a.m.,  Saturday, May 14, 17-year-old Tyjuan Lafitte, 17-year-old Na’varaya Lane, 15-year-old Jeremiah Durham, escaped from the Ware Youth Center in Coushatta. Lafitte was incarcerated for attempted first degree murder. Lane was incarcerated for attempted second degree murder.  Durham was incarnated for armed robbery.  Employee 21-year-old Victoria Tune reportedly aided them in the escape

All have ties to the Shreveport, Bossier, and DeSoto Parish areas.  Durham, Lafitte, and Lane were all wanted for simple escape, and Tune was wanted for three counts of accessory to simple escape.

The Red River Sheriff’s Office says with help from the Houston Police Dept, the getaway car was discovered at the hotel. Law enforcement waited until they returned to the car, and arrests were made at around midnight. No other information was released.


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