BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Officials in St. Helena Parish said an escaped inmate who had been on the loose for more than a week is back in custody.
The St. Helena Parish Sheriff’s Office reported early on the morning of Tuesday, October 30, that Taylor Miller of Kentwood had been captured in Pearl, MS. SHPSO added Miller was being held at the Rankin County Jail in Brandon, MS while awaiting extradition back to St. Helena Parish.
Miller reportedly escaped the facility Saturday, October 20 around 1 p.m.
Officials with the sheriff’s office confirmed Tuesday, October 23 that two deputies had been fired as a result of the escape.
Miller was being held on charges of simple burglary, theft, forgery, criminal damage to property, aggravated criminal damage to property, and theft of a motor vehicle.