LAKE CHARLES, La. (KPLC) - The Calcasieu Parish Police Jury, along with volunteers from the American Red Cross, will give away free bottled water at the West-Cal Events Center on Saturday, Feb. 20, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office has released an app through which residents can submit tips to law enforcement. The cellphone app, “CloseWatch Calcasieu,” can be downloaded for Apple and Android.
Authorities say a 28-year-old Alexandria accused of having sex with a 13-year-old Acadia Parish girl and encouraging her to have sex with other men for money has been arrested for second-degree kidnapping and human trafficking.
A man claimed to be a law enforcement officer to gain entry into a DeRidder home early Thursday morning, then stole multiple firearms, according to information released by the Beauregard Sheriff’s Office.
The suspect told deputies he had been doing meth throughout the night and that he was being tormented by a demon inside a family member, according to Kayla Vincent, spokeswoman for the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office.