On March 28, 2017, at approximately 4:06 A.M., an inmate at the Sabine Parish Detention Center was discovered missing.
Jason “Scotty” Meshell, 36, of Zwolle, was discovered missing during regular rounds and it was later found that he was able to gain access to an unlocked gate after attending religious services in the chapel, which was under repair.
Meshell is a 5’4” tall white male and weighs approximately 130 lbs. He has black hair with a beard and was last seen wearing a navy jumpsuit. He was being held on a parole violation for possession of Schedule II, as well as failure to register as a sex offender, obstruction of a public passage, careless operation, resisting by flight, flight from an officer, and switched plates.
Meshell was confirmed to have been at the Texaco Station next to McDonald’s at 9:15 P.M. on March 27, 2017. He was attempting to get a ride to Zwolle. He was wearing an old pair of blue jeans and was not wearing shoes.
If anyone has information concerning the wherabouts of Meshell, please contact the Sabine Parish Sheriff’s Department at 318-256-9241.