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Thursday, May 23 2013 11:06 PM EDT2013-05-24 03:06:02 GMT
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 >>
Just as quickly as they swarmed Wednesday night, so did the swarm of social media posts and pictures of termites.
Thursday, May 23 2013 10:52 PM EDT2013-05-24 02:52:46 GMT
The Beauregard Parish Sheriff's Office is reporting five arrests in relation to a meth lab bust.According to a news release from Beauregard Parish Sheriff Ricky Moses, arrested were 21-year-old JosephMore >>
The Beauregard Parish Sheriff's Office is reporting five arrests in relation to a meth lab bust.More >>
Thursday, May 23 2013 7:06 PM EDT2013-05-23 23:06:11 GMT
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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LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) -
Former Leesville Police Chief Bobby Hickman will be sentenced in federal court in Lake Charles at 10 a.m. Tuesday on a weapons charge, according to records filed in federal court.
In June, Hickman pleaded guilty to one count of possession of a firearm with an obliterated serial number as part of a plea agreement. Under the deal, four other weapons-related charges against him were dismissed.
Hickman was terminated as chief in January 2011 after city officials said he failed to cooperate with an internal investigation involving claims made by a former police officer, who pleaded guilty to drug charges in federal court.
Hickman was never charged in connection with the drug claims. However, during their investigation, city authorities reportedly found city-owned weapons in Hickman's possession. Hickman's sentencing will be before U.S. Judge Richard T. Haik.
Hickman was arrested in June on charges stemming from an investigation into missing funds from the City of Leesville's D.A.R.E. program. The arrest came after an investigation by Louisiana State Police. Hickman has been charged with felony theft over $1,500 and malfeasance in office stemming from the probe.