Deputies search for work release inmate

Deputies search for work release inmate

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Detectives are looking for a Department of Corrections inmate that left his work release job at 8675 S. Choctaw and did not return.

Damarkius Spears, 24, was last seen by an 84 Lumber employee Wednesday evening. Spears was last seen wearing a black shirt, black pants and brown boots.

Spears was in jail for distribution of marijuana and was placed in the work release program on May 27, 2015.

Any escaped inmate should be considered dangerous and not approached by residents. Anyone with information concerning this incident or the whereabouts of Spears is asked to contact the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office at 225-389-5000.

Crime Stoppers is also offering a cash reward for anyone with information leading to the arrest of those responsible.  Contact Crime Stoppers anonymously at (225) 344- STOP or (225) 344-7867.

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