BEAUREGARD PARISH, LA (KPLC) - An escapee from St. Tammany Parish was arrested Friday morning in Beauregard Parish, according to Sheriff's Office Chief Deputy Joe Toler.
Toler said 31-year-old Martin A. White, of New Llano, was sighted in DeRidder on Friday.
Toler said White was driving a stolen truck when he failed to negotiate a turn while being pursued on Golden Lantern Road, north of DeRidder. He crashed and was apprehended.
White escaped from a work release program on Nov. 9.
Toler said White is serving eight years with the Department of Corrections on a burglary charge.
He was working in Covington when he failed to return from work, Toler said.
White was processed into the parish jail. He is being held without bond.