Crime Roundup 4-17-14 - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

Crime Roundup: Texas man arrested in Leesville

Ricky J. Ashworth II. (Source: Leesville Police Department) Ricky J. Ashworth II. (Source: Leesville Police Department)

An 18-year-old Texas man is facing charges of motor vehicle theft, fire arm theft, simple burglary and theft over $500, authorities said.

Leesville Police said Ricky J. Ashworth II, of Orange, was arrested Monday on multiple warrants.

Authorities said Ashworth stole a vehicle, money and a firearm and also took a firearm from another vehicle late last year.

In a news release issued on Thursday, Leesville police said Ashworth admitted to his involvement in both incidents.

Bond was set at $12,000.


Arrest Reports

The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office reported the following arrests:

• Harry Joseph Songe Jr., 19, Crosby, Texas: motor vehicle theft. Bond: $150,000.

• Reginald Keith Breaux, 35, Lake Charles: possession of stolen firearms, first-offense illegal carrying of weapons, six counts of direct contempt of court. Bond: $58,000.

• Katie Erin Carey, 32, Sulphur: simple burglary, possession of stolen things, three counts of direct contempt of court. Bond: $54,000.

• Reginald James Poullard, 36, Sulphur: domestic abuse battery. Bond: $30,000.

• Manka Alonzo Melson Jr., 17, Vinton: firearm theft. Bond: $25,000.

• Christian Paul Gorham, 28, DeQuincy: theft over $1,5000, firearm theft. Bond: $12,000.

• Stormy Blake Thompson, 18, Westlake: two counts of simple burglary. Bond: $12,000.

• Robert Lawrence Ryan Jr., 34, Sulphur: domestic abuse battery, two counts of drug possession, non-moving violation. Bond: $10,100.

• Dewayne Lee Brown, 30, Starks: reckless operation, aggravated battery. Bond: $10,000.


Leesville police reported the following arrests:

• Horace Orlando Williams, 39: domestic abuse battery. Bond: $10,000.

• Bobby Allen Young Jr., 27: aggravated second-degree battery. Bond: $10,000.


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