36 year old Shawn A Jolivette of Scott was sentenced to 36 months in prison and two years probation for his escape from a prison road, stealing a car and driving it to Florida.

Jolivette escaped from a road crew work detail in March of 2012 near Marksville, LA and was arrested two days later in Florida. Evidence presented at his June 2014 guilty plea Jolivette had the keys to the stolen vehicle on him at the time of his arrest and a 9 millimeter handgun.

When he escaped he was serving time at the Avoyelles Parish Correctional Center on a state sentence. After completion of the state sentence he was to begin serving a federal term for a charge of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.