UPDATE: Beauregard officials release names of those arrested in the disappearance of Jimmie Box

KPLC 7News First at Four - August 13, 2020 - Missing DeRidder man

BEAUREGARD PARISH, La. (KPLC) - Beauregard Parish law enforcement officials traveled to Corpus Christi Thursday morning to pick up a person of interest in the disappearance of 26-year-old Jimmie Box.

The officials flew out of Beauregard Regional Airport early Thursday to extradite Clinton Ray Ford, who is one of several people arrested in connection with the search for Box.

Box has not been seen since Aug. 1 and is believed to be the victim of a kidnapping. Box was reported missing on Aug. 3 and his vehicle was found in Calcasieu Parish on Aug. 7.

Arrests made in connection with search for missing DeRidder man Jimmie Box.
Arrests made in connection with search for missing DeRidder man Jimmie Box.

The search for Box has resulted in five arrests.

  • Hayley Limes - Criminal conspiracy to commit aggravated kidnapping.
  • Shona West - Criminal conspiracy to commit aggravated assault with a firearm.
  • Clinton Ray Ford - Criminal conspiracy to commit aggravated kidnapping.
  • James Derek Person II - Criminal conspiracy to commit aggravated kidnapping and possession of a firearm by a felon.
An investigation into the disappearance of Jimmie Box has led to the arrest of Shona West.
An investigation into the disappearance of Jimmie Box has led to the arrest of Shona West. (Source: Beauregard Sheriff's Office)
An investigation into the disappearance of Jimmie Box has led to the arrest of James Person.
An investigation into the disappearance of Jimmie Box has led to the arrest of James Person. (Source: Beauregard Sheriff's Office)
An investigation into the disappearance of Jimmie Box has led to the arrest of Zachary Sylvest.
An investigation into the disappearance of Jimmie Box has led to the arrest of Zachary Sylvest. (Source: Beauregard Sheriff's Office)

Zachary Sylvest was also named as a person of interest. He is currently in custody at the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office on unrelated charges with other charges pending.

Hayley Limes has been arrested for criminal conspiracy to commit aggravated kidnapping in connection with the disappearance of Jimmie Box.
Hayley Limes has been arrested for criminal conspiracy to commit aggravated kidnapping in connection with the disappearance of Jimmie Box. (Source: Beauregard Sheriff's Office)

Search teams from Louisiana and Texas are searching for Box again today along the state line.

Beauregard officials ask anyone with information about the case to call their office.

Beauregard officials travel to Corpus Christi to extradite suspect in Jimmie Box disappearance

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