Three arrested on drug charges following high speed chase - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

Three arrested on drug charges following high speed chase

Good Evening,

Lee Peck in the KPLC 7 Newsroom with a look at what we are working on for Nightcast.

Three people remained jailed tonight on various drug charges following a high speed chase that started in Cameron Parish.

Plus, from softball to fishing tournaments  - it's been a weekend dedicated to helping Wounded Warriors. Tonight, we'll show you more from both events.

Also, we'll show you how comic book heroes and sci-fi characters came to life at the 6th annual BayouCon.

And it was a nice weekend for all the outdoor events, but we did have some isolated showers pop up this evening. More on that from Meteorologist Zack Fradella.

We'll see you tonight at ten for Nightcast. Until then, we're always on at kplctv.com.

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