Pollock prisoner walks away - KNOE 8 News; KNOE-TV; KNOE.com |

Pollock prisoner walks away

Posted: Updated:

POLLOCK, La., (KNOE 8 News) - Federal officials say a 41-year-old inmate has escaped from the minimum-security prison camp in Pollock, La.

The Federal Bureau of Prisons says Roland Castro disappeared Thursday evening around 7:30.

Castro was sentenced on January 21, 2000, in the Southern District of Texas to 20 years in prison for felon in possession of a firearm. He was scheduled for release on June 27, 2017.

The prison camp, in Grant Parish, houses about 250 minimum-security offenders. It's located about 15 miles north of Alexandria.

Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and KNOE. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.