Concordia Parish Correctional employee arrested after 3 escape

Published: Aug. 4, 2022 at 3:13 PM CDT
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CONCORDIA PARISH, La. (KNOE) - A Concordia Parish Correctional employee has been arrested following an escape.

The sheriff’s office says Patrick Moreno knowingly confirmed an incorrect headcount after three non-violent inmates escaped on Aug. 1, 2022.

The sheriff’s office says it led to a delay in officials identifying the missing inmates.

Moreno was booked on a charge of malfeasance in office.

Moreno was fired following the escape.

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