Crime

SWLA Arrest Reports - Feb. 15, 2019

Calcasieu Correctional Center booking report for Feb. 15, 2019.

Woman arrested for alleged attempted murder

CPCO: Victim identified after wife allegedly shoots, kills him in domestic dispute

Arrest reports claim LSU pledges were beaten, urinated on in hazing rituals

SWLA Arrest Reports – Feb. 14, 2019

Thibodaux man arrested for unlawful use of 911

NOPD: Party bus rider sought in tourist attack surrenders to police

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Lake Charles police working possible drive-by shooting

Man arrested for alleged rape of a 13-year old girl

Suspect and three teens arrested after shooting

SWLA Arrest Reports – Feb. 13, 2019

SWLA Arrest Reports – Feb. 12, 2019

Report: How online romance could lead to prison time

Officials identify pregnant woman killed in Valentine’s Day drive-by shooting

Police say Aerial Edwards, 25, a pregnant woman, died in a drive-by shooting in Pointe Coupee Parish early Thursday morning.

Sentencing set for man accused of racially-charged shooting in wake of Katrina

A federal judge will sentence Roland Bourgeois during a hearing at 2 p.m. Thursday.

Prison nurse accused of killing husband to marry convicted murderer

The woman allegedly poisoned her husband with antifreeze then set their home on fire to try and cover up the crime.

Man accused of locking family inside house, setting it on fire after Cheez-It argument

The suspect’s brother and 61-year-old mother were able to escape the house via the second floor, and no one was injured.

Josh Young: Man acquitted of murder as teen writes detailed confession letter

Man arrested for impersonating JDPSO deputy

Man arrested after whipping leaves child with ‘numerous red marks on her arms and legs’

Sulphur man faces counts of obscenity, meth possession after incident near school

Phone lines down at Kinder Police Department, Village of Fenton

El Chapo likely off to ‘prison of all prisons’ after drug trafficking conviction

  Fleeing bank robber trips in front of police officer; money blows away

Police say the suspect slipped on the ice in a nearby parking lot while running from the scene and dropped both his gun and the cash he allegedly stole.

Ex-boyfriend arrested in connection to death of woman found in suitcase

The 24-year-old suspect is being held without bail on a kidnapping charge. He will be prosecuted by federal authorities because the alleged crime crossed state lines.

Sulphur man found guilty of kidnapping two girls in Texas

A Sulphur man was found guilty Tuesday of kidnapping two girls from Round Rock, Texas, in December 2017.

DeQuincy to hold amnesty program

The amnesty program was the result of talks between DeQuincy Mayor Riley Smith and the town’s police department

Half-naked man arrested outside elementary school

The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office has a taken a man into custody seen with his pants down outside R.W. Vincent Elementary in Sulphur today.

Police: Man arrested after shooting gun into ground on Orange Street

A Lake Charles man is accused of firing a gun within city limits.

Trial date set for Bossier Parish teacher accused of rape

A tentative trial date has been set for a former Benton Elementary P.E. teacher in the next coming months.

SWLA Arrest Reports - Feb. 11, 2019

Calcasieu Correctional Center booking report for Feb. 11, 2019.

Moss Bluff woman arrested for DWI 3rd after single-vehicle accident in Westlake

A Moss Bluff woman has been arrested for a third-offense DWI after wrecking her vehicle in a parking lot on Houston River Road early Sunday, Feb. 10, authorities said.

Baton Rouge attorney accused of distributing beastiality porn has license suspended

He was accused of sharing child pornography that was recorded in Costa Rica.

Hours-old baby girl with umbilical cord still attached found in freezing weather on CA road

The sheriff's office says just before the infant was found, a young woman approached a man walking his dog in the area and asked him to take the baby.

BPSO investigating multiple car burglaries

The Beauregard Parish Sheriff’s Office as well as the DeRidder City Police are investigating a string of vehicle burglaries

SWLA Arrest Reports - Feb. 10, 2019

Calcasieu Correctional Center booking report for Feb. 10, 2019.

Three Jennings men arrested for alleged involvement in fraudulent portrayal of officer

One suspect wore a uniform in a Facebook video.

Police release identity of victim and suspect in Power Center Parkway fatal shooting

Suspect is charged with manslaughter.

Utah boy, 5, forced to call 911 after mother fatally stabbed

A suspect who lived in the same trailer home as the mother and her son was arrested on multiple charges, including aggravated murder, domestic violence and child abuse.

Hearing for plea change scheduled for man accused in JP deputy shooting

The plea is related to the 2016 shooting of Jefferson Parish Deputy Stephen Arnold.

Mom charged in disappearance of 3-year-old son more than 30 years ago

Detectives say they found enough evidence to arrest the mother in her 3-year-old’s presumed death after working on the cold case for the last 12 to 18 months.

Minnesota man calls 911 to report killing wife, police say

The suspect was taken into custody without incident, where he is being held on informal second-degree murder charges.

SWLA Arrest Reports - Feb. 9, 2019

Calcasieu Correctional Center booking report for Feb. 9, 2019.

Fatal shooting on Power Center Parkway

Police investigating fatal shooting on Power Center Parkway.

Work release inmate escapes from Natchitoches job site

He was serving time in Natchitoches Detention Center for Simple Burglary and Simple Criminal Damage to Property, and was scheduled for release October 2019.

  Kentucky girl, 4, tests positive for cocaine after passing out at school; mother arrested

Investigators say the mother admitted she would let a friend sell cocaine and crack at her home in front of her three children.

LCPD sees increase in weapons complaints this year

“We as a police department have handled more than 100 weapons complaints since January 1st," Lt. Jeff Keenum said. "I think it’s outrageous. 39 days into the year and we’ve had 100 plus weapons complaints? It’s unacceptable.”

Sulphur Police Department releases surveillance footage of burglaries at Sulphur hotels

The Sulphur Police Department is investigating over 100 vehicle burglaries that occurred early Thursday morning

Georgia man arrested in Calcasieu for allegedly having sex with missing minor from Dallas

A Georgia man has been arrested in Calcasieu Parish after allegedly having sexual intercourse with a missing teen from Dallas

Oakdale man arrested after allegedly stealing dead man’s car and wallet

An Oakdale man has been arrested after allegedly stealing his dead roommates car and wallet.

SWLA Arrest Reports - Feb. 7 2019

Calcasieu Correctional Center booking report for Feb. 7, 2019.

Allen Parish woman arrested after allegedly kidnapping own child from DCFS

An Allen Parish woman was arrested after allegedly kidnapping her own child.

Sulphur man arrested for two counts of indecent behavior with a juvenile

Deputies found that Adams exposed himself on several occasion between November 2018 and February 2019.

Two arrested for attempted murder after shooting at nightclub

Two Lake Charles men have been arrested for attempted second-degree murder following a shooting at a nightclub on US 90, authorities said.

WANTED: Man accused of robbing man during violent fight, shootout at Taco Bell

Police are looking for a man accused of robbing a man who was in a violent fight and shootout at a Taco Bell near LSU late January.

Sulphur Police searching for out-of-state suspects after 90 vehicle burglaries

The Sulphur Police Department is investigating 90 vehicle burglaries that occurred early Thursday morning, according to Police Chief Lewis Coats.

Wayde Sims murder case given to new judge; suspect pleads not guilty

Dyteon Simpson’s case has been handed over to Judge Donald Johnson after Judge Mike Erwin recused himself, citing a relationship with Wayde Sims’ father.

Lyft driver raped woman at his apartment, JPSO says

A Lyft driver is accused of raping a woman after picking her up at a Bywater bar and driving her to his apartment, a Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s office spokesman said.

Sheriff’s Office in Sulphur now accepting traffic citation payments

The Sheriff's Office in Sulphur is now accepting payments for traffic citations

SWLA Arrest Reports - Feb. 6, 2019

Calcasieu Correctional Center booking report for Feb. 6, 2019.

Suspects accused of 90 vehicle burglaries at multiple hotels in Sulphur, Vinton

Four vehicles were burglarized in Vinton.

Sulphur Police investigating multiple ‘smash and grab’ vehicle burglaries

The suspects reportedly smashed the windows of several cars and stole items.

ADA Jacob Johnson: ‘You don’t get to kill someone because they committed theft of your marijuana’

The case of Derrick Small involves killing another man who had stolen marijuana from him in a drug transaction. Small claimed self-defense and justifiable homicide, but the jury disagreed and convicted him of first-degree murder of Jalen Handy.

Suspect in Wisconsin teen’s abduction ordered to stand trial

A man accused of kidnapping a 13-year-old Wisconsin girl and killing her parents waived his right to a preliminary hearing Wednesday, telling his family, “I love you,” moments after he was ordered to stand trial.

SWLA Arrest Reports - Feb. 4, 2019

Calcasieu Correctional Center booking report for Feb. 4, 2019.

CPSO asking for public’s help in identifying theft suspects

The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in identifying two men accused of theft

Former Lafayette oilfield chief executive sentenced for framing brother in drug bust

Mark Knight, the former chief executive of Knight Oil Tools, has been sentenced to one year in jail for framing his brother in a drug bust

Son of former LA Supreme Court Justice pleads guilty to trafficking girl for sex

The son of a former Louisiana Supreme Court justice pleaded guilty Wednesday in federal court on charges he trafficked and had sex with a 14-year-old girl.

Man identified in deadly Shreveport officer-involved shooting

The Caddo Parish Coroner’s Office has identified a man that was shot and killed in an officer-involved shooting with the Shreveport Police Department Tuesday, Feb. 5 around 4:30 p.m.

Report: Popeyes robber fails to open register, steals chicken instead, NOPD says

He attempted to steal money from the register, but the register wouldn’t budge, according to the report.

Vermilion Parish deputy arrested, accused of raping underage girl

The deputy had almost 18 years of service and was terminated immediately.

Man accused of holding box cutter to woman’s neck after she tried kicking him out

The victim said she was packing his things when he walked into the house and threatened to kill her.

Man sentenced to life for two murders could be granted parole by governor

Tamara Frank thought she had closure when the man convicted of killing her sister was put away for life, that is until she received a letter in the mail saying he is now up for a clemency hearing.

Oakdale police warn of fake $100 bills being passed through area

In a post on the Oakdale Police Department Facebook page, authorities said that the $10 bills are being washed and “100” being printed in place of “10.”

Small found guilty of first-degree murder in death of Jalen Handy

Verdict reached in Derrick Ryan Small first-degree murder trial.

Two suspects arrested for three counts of attempted second-degree murder

The victim was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

SWLA Arrest Reports - Feb. 4, 2019

Calcasieu Correctional Center booking report for Feb. 4, 2019.

VPSO investigating shooting in Leesville on U.S. 171 near Billy Goat Hill

One person was injured.

Sulphur Police seeking identities of two suspects accused of armed robbery

The suspects entered a convenience store on Ruth Street.

Mother accused of burning 1-year-old daughter with hot bathtub water, biting her

Police began investigating after a nurse reported suspected physical abuse when the mother took the 1-year-old to the hospital for treatment of second-degree burns.

College student terrified after finding strange man wearing her clothes in apartment closet

Property managers at the apartment complex say they are still investigating how the suspect and two other intruders in December got inside.