Inmate surrenders after walking off at court

NEW ORLEANS-- An inmate deputies said walked off while at the Municipal Court building turned himself in Wednesday.

Terrance Jacques, 25, surrendered at the Orleans Justice Center around noon.

Officials said Tuesday, a Municipal Court Deputy found an OPSO-issued jumpsuit and slippers Jacques was wearing in one of the second-floor hallways. 

The deputy alerted supervisors who conducted a roll call, which was short by one.

The Sheriff’s Office is investigating the incident.Jacques was rebooked on a simple escape charge. In addition to his municipal court attachments, Jacques had been held in the Orleans Justice Center on charges of illegal possession of stolen property and criminal trespassing.

(© 2016 WWL)


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