A Trustee at Calcasieu Correctional Center Walks Off Jobsite, Captured in Sulphur the Same Day

Published April 20, 2020

An inmate trustee at the Calcasieu Correctional Center walked off his trustee job and was captured at a home in Sulphur the same day.

On the morning of April 20, 2020, at approximately 4:00 a.m. inmate trustee Shane W. Cormier, 50, walked off his trustee job at the Calcasieu Correctional Center at 5410 East Broad Street in Lake Charles. Cormier qualified to be a trustee due to his non-violent offender status.

Cormier has been incarcerated at the CCC since March and is serving time for charges of simple burglary, simple robbery, and theft.

Cormier was later located on the same day at approximately 2:30 p.m. by detectives at a home on North Hudson Street in Sulphur. He will be charged with simple escape. More arrests are possible pending further investigation.