The following is a news release from the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office:
Lake Charles, LA – On Wednesday, October 27, the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office was dispatched to a house on S. Franklin St. in Lake Charles regarding a home burglary. Detectives arrived and spoke to the homeowner and observed the back door had been kicked in and 2 guns were stolen along with 3 bags of frozen shrimp. The investigation led detectives and C.A.T. Team members to a home where they spoke to Ronald J. Lebine, 23, who told detectives he was in possession of one of the stolen guns.
Further investigation led detectives to a house on S. Franklin St. where they located Robert L. Davis, 20, and Lashawna D. Fontenot, 31, both of Lake Charles. When detectives patted Davis and Fontenot down for officer safety, they found a handgun clip in Davis' back pocket then he told detectives where the other stolen gun could be located. Detectives went to that location and found the other stolen gun. Davis told detectives he gave Fontenot the 3 bags of shrimp and she put them in a friend's freezer. Detectives recovered both guns and the three bags of frozen shrimp in the area were the burglary occurred.
Lebine, Davis, and Fontenot were all arrested and booked into the Calcasieu Correctional Center. Lebine and Davis were charged with burglary of an inhabited dwelling; criminal damage to property; and theft of a firearm. Lebine was additionally charged with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. Davis was additionally charged with illegal possession of stolen things. Fontenot was charged with illegal possession of stolen things.
Judge Kent Savoie set Lebine and Davis' bonds at $9,000 each and Fontenot's at $1,000.
CPSO Detective Kerrick Gabrial is the lead investigator on this case.