Juvenile escapees and security guard arrested at motel in Texas

Three teenagers and the security guard who helped them escape from a Louisiana juvenile detention center have been captured at a Texas motel, autho...

May 17, 2022
5:26 AM

Three teenagers and the security guard who helped them escape from a Louisiana juvenile detention center have been captured at a Texas motel, authorities say. According to the Red River Parish Sheriff's Office, the fugitives, who escaped around 3 a.m. Saturday morning, were captured shortly after midnight on Sunday, May 15th. The teens managed to get 256 miles away from the Ware Youth Center in Coushatta, Louisiana, with the help of 21-year old Victoria Tune. Tune was a security guard at WYC. The teens were identified as 17-year-old Tyjuan Lafitte of Caddo Parish, 17-year-old Jeremiah Durham of Bossier Parish, and 15-year-old Na'Varaya Lane of DeSoto Parish.