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)
SOUTHWEST LOUISIANA (KPLC) -

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.

 

Copyright 2014 KPLC. All rights reserved.

  • More Local NewsNewsMore>>

  • New Jeff Davis jail expected to open in July

    New Jeff Davis jail expected to open in July

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 11:19 PM EDT2018-05-24 03:19:22 GMT
    (Source: Maranda Whittington/KPLC)(Source: Maranda Whittington/KPLC)
    (Source: Maranda Whittington/KPLC)(Source: Maranda Whittington/KPLC)
    The new Jeff Davis jail has been a project years in the making. After breaking ground nearly two years ago it's almost ready to open.  The $10 million jail in Jeff Davis Parish is close to completion.  "We're going to be going from 64 beds to almost 200 so it's two thirds larger," said Chief Deputy Chris Ivey.  The new facility has been talked about for years. The parish's current jail in Jennings was built in the 1960's, that faces constant ...More >>
    The new Jeff Davis jail has been a project years in the making. After breaking ground nearly two years ago it's almost ready to open.  The $10 million jail in Jeff Davis Parish is close to completion.  "We're going to be going from 64 beds to almost 200 so it's two thirds larger," said Chief Deputy Chris Ivey.  The new facility has been talked about for years. The parish's current jail in Jennings was built in the 1960's, that faces constant ...More >>
  • Jurors watch confession video in trial of Johnnie Hardman

    Jurors watch confession video in trial of Johnnie Hardman

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 8:54 PM EDT2018-05-24 00:54:06 GMT
    Johnnie Hardman (Source: KPLC)Johnnie Hardman (Source: KPLC)

    Jurors heard from a man who was robbed at the Twelve Palms RV Park the day that Joshua Touchet was shot and died.

    Witness Clinton Curtice told how there were three men and that one approached him with a handgun and demanded money.  Curtice identified that man as Johnnie Hardman. Hardman is on trial on a charge of first degree-murder.

    More >>

    Jurors heard from a man who was robbed at the Twelve Palms RV Park the day that Joshua Touchet was shot and died.

    Witness Clinton Curtice told how there were three men and that one approached him with a handgun and demanded money.  Curtice identified that man as Johnnie Hardman. Hardman is on trial on a charge of first degree-murder.

    More >>
  • Invest 90L likely poses little to no threat to SWLA

    Invest 90L likely poses little to no threat to SWLA

    Invest 90L likely poses little to no threat to SWLA

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 7:25 PM EDT2018-05-23 23:25:07 GMT
    Monitoring the Gulf for any developmentMonitoring the Gulf for any development

    The National Hurricane Center continues to highlight an area in Gulf of Mexico for potential tropical development over the next five days. This area to watch is currently located south of the Yucatan Peninsula and strong wind shear will keep this area at a 0% chance of development over the next couple of days before increasing late-week and weekend as it pushes into the Gulf of Mexico.

    More >>

    The National Hurricane Center continues to highlight an area in Gulf of Mexico for potential tropical development over the next five days. This area to watch is currently located south of the Yucatan Peninsula and strong wind shear will keep this area at a 0% chance of development over the next couple of days before increasing late-week and weekend as it pushes into the Gulf of Mexico.

    More >>
Powered by Frankly