UPDATE: According to the Angelina County Sheriff's Office, escapee Kevin Ray Ceasar has been captured by authorities at around 3:50 p.m. on the 1900 block of South First Street in Lufkin.

Ceasar was taken into custody by Angelina County Deputies after a short foot chase in the area.

No one was injured during the chase.

The Lufkin Police Department and Texas Department of Public Safety helped in the search for Ceasar, who is in custody at this time.


Angelina County Sheriff's deputies and area law enforcement are searching for an escaped prisoner.

Inmate Kevin Ray Ceasar, 42, walked away from a work detail outside the jail Monday just before noon.

He is 5 feet, 6 inches tall and weighs 160 lbs. He has black hair and brown eyes and is wearing black and white striped jail clothing.

If you have any information, please contact ACSO at 936/634-3331 or by calling 9-1-1 if an emergency.