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Just as quickly as they swarmed Wednesday night, so did the swarm of social media posts and pictures of termites.The Lake Charles Racquet Club was a hotspot for swarming termites in the Lake area."I cameMore >>
According to the LSU AgCenter, the spring season is the prime time for swarming termites and the Lake area is not immune.
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A Calcasieu Parish man is accused of child pornography possession, according to a news release from Louisiana State Police, Troop D. Accused in the case is 41-year-old Charles B. Compton. He is chargedMore >>
A Calcasieu Parish man is accused of child pornography possession, according to a news release from Louisiana State Police, Troop D.More >>
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A Moss Bluff man was found guilty of second-degree murder on Thursday in 14th Judicial District Court. Eric Bello, 41, was convicted in the November 2008 murder of a family member. Sentencing is setMore >>
A Moss Bluff man was found guilty of second-degree murder on Thursday in 14th Judicial District Court.More >>
The Louisiana attorney general's office says a special grand jury has been selected to look into possible criminal activity involving the award of a $200 million Medicaid contract by Gov. Bobby Jindal's...More >>
The Louisiana attorney general's office says a special grand jury has been selected to look into possible criminal activity involving the award of a $200 million Medicaid contract by Gov. Bobby Jindal's administration.More >>
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As of April 2012, the District Attorney's Office rejected the case and no charges were filed
The following is a Press Release from the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office:
On February 2, the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office received a complaint from school officials in reference to an 8-year-old girl being dragged by her arm out of the school by Yolanda C. Geyen, 45, a family member of the child. School officials also reported witnessing Geyen strike the 8-year-old girl in the face with her hand, causing the child's nose to bleed.
When questioned by CPSO detectives, Geyen confirmed to dragging the girl out of the school by the arm and striking her girl in the face. Geyen also advised detectives that she had used a black leather belt to whip the girl on multiple occasions, causing numerous bruises to her body.
Geyen was arrested and booked into the Calcasieu Correctional Center and charged with two counts of cruelty to a juvenile.
The child was removed from the home by the Department of Children & Family Services and placed with family members.
On February 3, Geyen was released on a $2,000 bond set by Judge Wilford Carter.
CPSO Detective Jerry Childress is the lead investigator on this case.