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Two women arrested for assisting escape of inmate trustee

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The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office arrested Stefani O’Quain, 26, 915 Lewis St., Sulphur, and Meagan Garrett, 24, 2465 Hwy. 397, Lake Charles, for assisting inmate trustee Scottie Carrier who walked off from his work detail at Burton Coliseum in Lake Charles Friday May 23.

The investigation revealed O’Quain, who is Carrier’s girlfriend, helped to plan the escape and Garrett, who is a friend of Carrier’s, provided transportation for him from Burton Coliseum.

They have been booked into the Calcasieu Correctional Center and are both being charged with assisting escape. Judge Sharon Wilson set their bonds at $10,000 each. The investigation is continuing with more arrests possible.

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