Law enforcement is looking for a DeSoto youth and two others who escaped this morning from the Ware Youth Center north of Coushatta. It is believed they had the help of a female security guard. Here is the release from the Red River Sheriff’s Office.
At 6:53 a.m. on May 14, 2022 Red River Parish Sheriff’s Office (RRPSO) Communications received a call from Ware Youth Center (WYC) in reference to three escapees. Oncoming day shift employees discovered that three male juvenile residents, with help from a female WYC security guard, had escaped the juvenile detention facility approximately four hours earlier.
Video surveillance shows the guard, identified as Victoria Tune (W/F, age 21 of Red River Parish), transporting the three juveniles off the premises in a white 2010 Pontiac G6, Louisiana license plate number VWY295. The vehicle has a missing rear bumper and the direction of travel is unknown.
Each of the subjects were being housed at WYC for various felony crimes. TyJuan Lafitte, B/M, age 17, of Caddo Parish for Attempted First Degree Murder. Jeremiah Durham, B/M, age 17, of Bossier Parish for Armed Robbery. Na’Varaya Lane, B/M, age 15, of DeSoto Parish for Attempted Second Degree Murder. All three escapees were last seen wearing orange jumpsuits.
A warrant has been issued for Tune in connection with the escape. Anyone with information concerning the escapees and security guard is asked to contact the Red River Parish Sheriff’s Office at 318-932-4221 or by dialing 911.