PONCHATOULA, LA (WAFB) - U.S. Marshals have captured an inmate who walked away from a work release program.
According to reports, Tederick Bessie walked away from Elmer's Chocolate Factory in Ponchatoula around 6 a.m. Monday. He was captured just before 5 p.m. Tuesday by the U.S. Marshals Office.
Bessie, 30, had been serving time for simple robbery. He was scheduled for release in January 2015.