The authorities said that the men, including the suspected gang leader, Berger Milot, escaped from a cell at the Office for the Fight Against Narcotics Trafficking (BLTS) while they were being guarded by armed police officers, including an inspector.
The authorities have since announced a reward of three million gourdes for information leading to the arrest of the men.
Milot, is wanted for his involvement in at least 24 cases of kidnappings between August 2015 and July 2017 in addition to the attack on the presidential motorcade at Arcahaie, Clauvis Cadet. He was arrested in Port-de-Paix for drug trafficking and conspiracy.
The police said they have also alerted the Dominican Republic authorities to the escape of the three men.