Inmate escapes from Cameron Parish Jail

From KPLC Staff:

Lake Charles, LA (KPLC)- An inmate considered armed and dangerous is still on the run. The Cameron Parish Sheriff's Office says 47-year-old Richard Stevens escaped from the parish jail back on August 8th. Authorities now believe he is in the Vernon Parish-Beauregard Parish area. They also believe Stevens stole a pick-up truck in DeRidder. That truck is a 2003 Pewter colored Chevrolet Silverado Extended Cab with license plate, W355572. The truck reportedly has dents in both side doors.

Authorites say Richard Stevens also goes by the alias, Richard Laracuente. He's described as 5'6", weighing 165lbs with graying brown hair and blue eyes.

If seen please contacted your local law enforcement agencies, or the Cameron Parish Sheriff's Office at (337) 775-5111.