Inmate walks off from job at EBR Sheriff’s Central Substation

Joseph Pomares Show caption
Joseph Pomares

The East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office is searching for an inmate who walked away Monday afternoon from his job at the Sheriff’s Office’s Central Substation, 13016 Gurney Road.

Joseph Pomares, 42, 9174 Jefferson Highway, Baton Rouge, was arrested by Baton Rouge police April 4 and booked into Parish Prison on counts of unauthorized use of an access card and illegal possession of stolen things, prison records show.

Pomares is about 5 feet, 9 inches tall and weighs about 130 pounds, Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Casey Rayborn Hicks said.

He was last seen at about 1 p.m. Monday.

Anyone with information on his location is asked to call the Sheriff’s Office at (225) 389-5000 or Crime Stoppers at (225) 344-7867