The following is a Press Release from the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office:
On September 28 at approximately 3:00 a.m., Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office deputies were dispatched to a home on Tom Hebert Road in Lake Charles in reference to a domestic battery. The caller advised Douglas A. Holt, 31 of Clyde Parker Road, Ragley, had choked a family member, and struck the victim in the face knocking out one of their teeth.
While en route, deputies were notified Holt had left the scene in an older model pick-up truck and was heading northbound on Highway 14. Deputies traveling on Highway 14 spotted Holt driving the pick-up truck described by the caller and stopped him.
When questioned by deputies, Holt confirmed that he had struck the family member in the face. He was arrested and booked into Calcasieu Correctional Center and charged with domestic abuse battery; and 2nd degree battery.
On April 10, Holt was arrested by Sulphur Police Department and charged with domestic abuse battery; strangulation. He is awaiting trial on that charge.
Judge Michael Canaday set his bond at $20,000.