The following is a news release from the Beauregard Parish Sheriff's Office:
Sheriff Ricky Moses Reports:
Elizabeth S. Barron, age 17, of Longville, was arrested in Longville Wednesday morning following an investigation into a report that a student had purchased prescription medicine from another student. Barron has been charged with 1 count of Distribution of CDS (prescription drugs) and 1 count of Possession of CDS. Barron was processed into the Parish Jail. Bond has not been set. The juvenile who purchased the prescription drug was also arrested and charged with Possession of CDS. The juvenile was processed and released to a parent.
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Beauregard Crime Stoppers is offering up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest of person(s) responsible for burglarizing a business on Hwy 171 sometime between the 5th and 6th of April. The theives broke into a storage building and removed (1) Eclipse brand paintball gun, (1) invert paint ball gun and (3) Spyder brand paint ball guns. The theft cost the owner over $1300.00 in equipment and damage. Anyone with information is encouraged to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-273-1374 or 337-462-8918. All calls are confidential.
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The Calcasieu parish school board has been offering the Community Eligibility Provision Program for four years. This year, adding Westwood Elementary to the ever-growing list. It makes sure students in high poverty schools receive a healthy breakfast and lunch during the school day. The Director of School Nutrition Programs, Jaqueline Richard, says this has been a successful program over the years. “It’s a great program for students and families who struggle to have a nu...More >>
An upper level disturbance passed over Southwest Louisiana Tuesday and that kept clouds around the area and even a few sprinkles during the morning. But as expected, rain was very limited and that will remain true for the rest of the week. Temperatures were held a few degrees cooler during the afternoon due to the clouds, but it was still rather warm with most areas reaching the low 90s.More >>
The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office is searching for three female suspects in a shoplifting case. A deputy was working an off-duty security detail inside Dillard's at the Prien Lake Mall in Lake Charles. Employees of Dillard's told the deputy about three women who were allegedly stealing handbags, said Kim Myers, spokeswoman for the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office. The deputy says he witnessed one of the suspects with a large Dillard's bag full of handbags. According to Myers,...More >>
The African dust from the Sahara is returning to Southwest Louisiana according to satellite imagery which shows a large concentration of dust and particulate matter encompassing a large chunk of the western and northwestern Gulf of Mexico, including all of Southwest Louisiana.More >>