The following is a Press Release from the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office:
On October 25, Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office deputies were dispatched to a home on Mark LeBleu Road regarding a report of theft and criminal damage to property.
When deputies arrived, they spoke with the victim who advised while checking on his property, he noticed a piece of equipment in his field had been dismantled, and parts, valued at over $1,000, were stolen from it.
During the investigation, detectives spoke with witnesses who advised they saw, Jose Reyes, Jr., 34, and Corey L. Hendricks, 19, both of Lake Charles, dismantling the equipment and removing the parts. After further investigation, detectives also arrested John A. Fields, 18, Lake Charles, in connection with the property damage and theft.
Reyes, Hendricks, and Fields were booked into Calcasieu Correctional Center and charged with theft over $500; and criminal damage to property.
Hendricks and Fields were released on a $2,500 bond set by Judge Wilford Carter. Reyes, who had active warrants for non-support, is being held without bond.