Sheriff: Trustee who walked off apprehended on Ceadercrest
POSTED: Friday, May 25, 2012 - 6:00pm
UPDATED: Friday, May 25, 2012 - 6:04pm
East Baton Rouge Parish, La (NBC33) — UPDATE: The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office along with the U S Marshal's Task Force apprehended the parish prison trustee today on Ceadercrest.
Raymond Ballard, 45, was seen leaving the Coursey McDonald's on bike at approximately 4:00 p.m. An anonymous Crime Stoppers tip led detectives to Ballard.
ORIGINAL STORY: A trustee walked away from the Sheriff’s substation in Central and a manhunt is currently underway to track him down.
The East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office says Raymond Ballard, 45, had been a trustee at the location for roughly two weeks. He was originally booked into Parish Prison for Possession of cocaine.
Ballard was being held at the prison on a $5,000 bond. Today, he simply walked away from the substation.
Ballard’s last known address is located on Oakenwood Street in Denham Springs.
If you know anything about Ballard’s whereabouts call Crime Stoppers at (225) 344-STOP (7867). You can also text your tip to CRIMES (274637). Include CS225 at the beginning of your message.