ST. MARTINVILLE — The St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office is searching for a man who escaped custody at 11:30 a.m. Monday while deputies were preparing to process him into the jail on a warrant for failure to appear for drug court .
Javien Demouchet, 21, was last seen in the area of Martin Luther King and Theater streets in St. Martinville, according to a Sheriff’s Office news release.
He is described as a black man with dreadlocks, 5 feet 9 inches and about 125 pounds.
He was wearing a white shirt and pajama pants, but was not wearing shoes, according to the Sheriff’s Office. Anyone with information on his location is asked to call the Sheriff’s Office at (337) 394-3071.