CPSO arrests five during DWI checkpoint


The following is a press release from Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office:

LAKE CHARLES, LA – The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office conducted a DWI checkpoint Thursday June 10 in the 4700 block of Common St. in Lake Charles to target individuals driving under the influence of alcohol and/or narcotics.

One thousand forty-two (1,042) vehicles were checked; twenty-two (22) field sobriety tests were administered; eight (8) citations were issued; and the following five (5) people were arrested for DWI:

John Guillory, 44, 112 Predium St., Lake Charles

Dwight LeBleu, 51, 6284 Loftin Rd., Lake Charles

Jay Smith, 59, 4904 Decatur St., Lake Charles

Christopher Buxton, 24, 697 Green Moore Rd., Lake Charles

Clodile Romero, 46, 4517 Louisiana Ave., Lake Charles

This checkpoint was funded by Project KNOW, a grant awarded to the Calcasieu Parish Police Jury Office of Juvenile Justice Services. This grant is being used to target underage drinking.