UPDATE: Mike Dubois transferred to Jeff Davis parish jail - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

UPDATE: Dubois transferred to Jeff Davis parish jail

LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) - UPDATE: We first told you about the arrest of Mike Dubois in Vermillion parish on Tuesday, November 10. Over this past weekend, Dubois was transferred to the Jeff Davis parish jail because of a probation violation after being arrested in Basile.

By Lee Peck - bio | email

BASILE, LA (KPLC) - Mike Dubois, the brother of victim number four Whitnei Dubois, has been the unofficial spokesperson for the Jeff Davis Eight often times very critical of the investigation.

"This is larger than the Jeff Davis Parish or the Jennings Police Department can handle and it's obvious that this is still going on today and I believe we will have still more murders yet to come because I think it's bigger than they are," said Dubois.

Dubois has been fearless in his search for answers into the death of his sister Whitnei and the 7 other women, even putting himself out there on the streets where many believe the answers lie. During several of our interviews with him, Dubois admitted to having a drug problem years ago, but says he's been clean for quite some time.

This Saturday, acting on an anonymous tip, Basile Police pulled Dubois over on a traffic stop for suspicion of drug trafficking. Dubois voluntarily let them search his car, where officials say they found enough prescription drug evidence to charge him with doctor shopping.

7 News obtained the book-in log from Basile Police, which also includes charges of possession with intent to distribute schedule two and schedule four narcotics and introduction of contraband into a penal institution - after officials say they found more prescription pain drugs on him after booking him in.

However sources close to Dubois, who have talked with him since his arrest, say he has proof that these are valid prescriptions.

Meanwhile Dubois was transferred Tuesday morning to the Evangeline Parish Jail for his 72 hour hearing where bond was set at 25-thousand dollars. We're told he's in the process of trying to bond out.

(Copyright 2009 KPLC-TV. All rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

  • More Local NewsNewsMore>>

  • Jury being seated to try 16-year-old charged with murder of 79-year-old

    Jury being seated to try 16-year-old charged with murder of 79-year-old

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 7:43 PM EDT2017-09-20 23:43:48 GMT
    Stacy Johnson Jr. (Source: Calcasieu Correctional Center)Stacy Johnson Jr. (Source: Calcasieu Correctional Center)

    Twelve jurors have been picked in the trial of Stacy Tyrone Johnson Jr., accused of first-degree murder in the death of Robert "Bob" Colston Sr. Johnson, who is now 17 but was 16 at the time of the crime, is expected to go to trial once alternates for the jury are picked. Opening statements will likely be held tomorrow. Colston was 79 years old when he died in June 2016. Johnson was originally charged with second-degree murder and recently re-indicted on a charge of first...

    More >>

    Twelve jurors have been picked in the trial of Stacy Tyrone Johnson Jr., accused of first-degree murder in the death of Robert "Bob" Colston Sr. Johnson, who is now 17 but was 16 at the time of the crime, is expected to go to trial once alternates for the jury are picked. Opening statements will likely be held tomorrow. Colston was 79 years old when he died in June 2016. Johnson was originally charged with second-degree murder and recently re-indicted on a charge of first...

    More >>
  • Possible bus route changes in Iowa frustrating parents

    Possible bus route changes in Iowa frustrating parents

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 6:56 PM EDT2017-09-20 22:56:31 GMT
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)

    Some Iowa parents got a bit of a scare yesterday when the school board said they would stop bus service for elementary students in certain areas. Elementary students in the dogwood subdivision and surrounding area in Iowa had to find a different way to get to school this morning. Jasmine Moore and Crystal Latulas say they were only notified their children, both students at J.I. Watson Elementary, would not be picked up by the bus this morning. “I’m upset because I have ...

    More >>

    Some Iowa parents got a bit of a scare yesterday when the school board said they would stop bus service for elementary students in certain areas. Elementary students in the dogwood subdivision and surrounding area in Iowa had to find a different way to get to school this morning. Jasmine Moore and Crystal Latulas say they were only notified their children, both students at J.I. Watson Elementary, would not be picked up by the bus this morning. “I’m upset because I have ...

    More >>
  • Jeff Davis School Board considering wife of deceased board member to fill vacancy

    Jeff Davis School Board considering wife of deceased board member to fill vacancy

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 5:30 PM EDT2017-09-20 21:30:32 GMT
    David Buller (Source: Jeff Davis School Board)David Buller (Source: Jeff Davis School Board)

    The Jeff Davis School Board will consider whether to appoint the wife of a deceased board member to fill his vacant spot when it meets Thursday night.

    More >>

    The Jeff Davis School Board will consider whether to appoint the wife of a deceased board member to fill his vacant spot when it meets Thursday night.

    More >>
Powered by Frankly