Crime

SWLA Arrest Report - Apr. 18, 2020

Calcasieu Correctional Center booking report for April 18, 2021.

Sulphur police investigating Friday shooting near Cain and Laurent intersection

SWLA Arrest Report - Apr. 16, 2021

St. Tammany Parish men arrested for internet crimes against children

  Victim in 5th Avenue shooting was 16-year-old

Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office arrest Arizona woman for DWI 3rd

Lake Charles man arrested for DWI 4th

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Jeff Davis Sheriff’s Office searching for burglary suspects

SWLA Arrest Report - Apr. 15, 2021

  Lake Charles police responded to shooting on 5th Avenue

Lake Charles man accused of raping girl under 17 years old

SWLA Arrest Report - Apr. 14, 2021

  Deputies: Uber driver accused of kicking down door, entering LSU student’s off-campus apartment

Lake Charles man rearrested for alleged contractor fraud

The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office Contractor Fraud Response Team rearrested a Lake Charles man for contractor fraud.

SWLA Arrest Report - Apr. 14, 2021

Calcasieu Correctional Center booking report for April 14, 2021.

Oakdale man accused of making homemade explosive device

An Oakdale man has been arrested after being accused of making a homemade explosive device and setting fire to a home with four of his relatives inside.

Mamou man accused of setting home on fire with woman and three children inside

A Mamou man has been arrested after being accused of trying to set a house on fire with a woman and three children still inside

SWLA Arrest Report - Apr. 12, 2021

SWLA Arrest Report - Apr. 11, 2021

SWLA Arrest Report - Apr. 10, 2021

SWLA Arrest Report - Apr. 9, 2021

Lake Charles woman accused of striking and killing pedestrian Friday night

  Ex-Beauregard deputy arrested for three counts of simple battery

  Former New Orleans dispatcher arrested after refusing to return $1.2 million accidentally placed in account

The Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office says a former dispatcher has been arrested after she allegedly refused to return $1.2 million that was accidentally placed in her bank account.

  Prosecutor calls Monceaux a ‘disgusting monster of a pedophile and a rapist’

An ex-Calcasieu sheriff’s deputy is guilty as charged of sex crimes against three young girls.

Ex-sheriff’s deputy found guilty on all charges involving sexual activity with three girls between ages of four and eight

Ex-deputy David Monceaux, 34, Lake Charles, has been found guilty on all charges; two counts of first-degree rape and three counts of sexual battery of a juvenile.

Lake Charles man accused of attempted rape

A Lake Charles man has been accused of attempted rape, according to the Lake Charles Police Department.

SWLA Arrest Report - Apr. 8, 2021

Calcasieu Correctional Center booking report for April 8, 2021.

Two Texas men arrested for attempted second-degree murder

Two men from Orange, TX, have been arrested for attempted second-degree murder in connection with a shooting that occurred in Vinton Monday.

Former sheriff’s deputy admits sexual activity with three girls between ages of four and eight

Ex-deputy David Monceaux is on trial for alleged sexual activity with three small girls between 2013 and 2020.

Texas man indicted on manslaughter

Today, the Calcasieu Parish Grand Jury indicted a Texas man on one count of manslaughter and one count of aggravated flight from an officer in connection to an incident that occurred in Sulphur last month.

Vermilion Parish authorities searching for stolen four-wheeler

The Vermilion Parish Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance in locating a stolen four-wheeler.

SWLA Arrest Report - Apr. 7, 2021

Calcasieu Correctional Center booking report for April 7, 2021.

Lake Charles man accused of residential contractor fraud

The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office arrested a Lake Charles man for residential contractor fraud.

SWLA Arrest Report - Apr. 6, 2021

Calcasieu Correctional Center booking report for April 6, 2021.

Natchitoches woman charged with seven counts of attempted first-degree murder

A woman is in custody, accused of her alleged role in a shooting on Tuesday, April 6.

One in hospital after shots fired on I-10 in Vinton

A 25-year-old Sulphur man was injured when shots were fired from another vehicle as both traveled westbound on I-10 Monday evening, authorities said.

Police chase involving stolen vehicle ends in three-vehicle crash

A police chase involving a stolen vehicle Tuesday ended in a three-vehicle crash at the intersection of Shattuck and Belden streets, authorities say.

SWLA Arrest Report - Apr. 5, 2021

Calcasieu Correctional Center booking report for April 5, 2021.

SWLA Arrest Report - Apr. 4, 2021

Calcasieu Correctional Center booking report for April 4, 2021.

Crowley police: Oberlin man ODs in car with four children, loaded guns

Crowley Police arrested an Oberlin man Saturday after responding to a call regarding an individual overdosing on illegal narcotics.

  Three shot on Prien Lake Road Friday night

Three people were transported to local medical facilities after a shooting on Prien Lake Road Friday night.

SWLA Arrest Report - April 3, 2021

Calcasieu Correctional Center booking report for April 3, 2021.

SWLA Arrest Report - April 2, 2021

Calcasieu Correctional Center booking report for April 2, 2021.

SWLA Arrest Report - April 1, 2021

Calcasieu Correctional Center booking report for April 1, 2021.

Murder indictment returned in killing at gas station on Gerstner Memorial

A man accused of stabbing another man at a gas station on Gerstner Memorial Boulevard in January has been indicted.

Authorities searching for RV park burglary suspect

Authorities are searching for a man they believe is responsible for a burglary and theft at a Lake Charles RV park

SWLA Arrest Report - Mar. 31, 2021

Calcasieu Correctional Center booking report for Mar. 31, 2021.

Man accused of killing Joseph Vindel during sale of dirt bike says he acted in self-defense

Jalen Harvey is accused of killing Vindel as he attempted to sell his dirt bike

UPDATE: Westlake Police searching for armed robbery suspect

Westlake Police are investigating an armed robbery at the Texaco gas station on Sampson Street that happened Tuesday, March 30, around 7:35 p.m.

State police: Man arrested following chase had warrant out of Jefferson Parish

The man arrested following a chase that ended in a crash in Sulphur Tuesday had a warrant out of Jefferson Parish, Louisiana State Police officials said.

Two Lake Charles men accused of firing multiple rounds at vehicle

Two Lake Charles men are in custody after allegedly firing multiple rounds at a vehicle on March 25.

SWLA Arrest Report - Mar. 30, 2021

Calcasieu Correctional Center booking report for Mar. 30, 2021.

Police chase in Sulphur ends in crash

Police chase in Sulphur ends in crash

Juvenile in custody after police chase begins in Texas, ends in Vinton

A police chase that crossed over from Texas to Louisiana Tuesday afternoon ended in Vinton, authorities said.

One dead following stabbing on 8th Street

One person is dead following a stabbing on 8th Street Monday evening, authorities said.

SWLA Arrest Report - Mar. 29, 2021

Calcasieu Correctional Center booking report for Mar. 29, 2021.

Inmate stabbed to death overnight at Elayn Hunt Correctional Center, authorities say

Authorities with the Iberville Parish Sheriff’s Office say one inmate is dead after being stabbed by another inmate at Elayn Hunt Correctional Center in St. Gabriel.

  Vernon authorities searching for man accused of stealing FedEx truck

Authorities have released a video of the theft in the hopes of identifying the people involved in the theft of the truck.

Two accused of setting fire to neighbors’ property to elminate snakes

Two people from Leesville are accused of setting fires to their neighbors’ property in an effort to eliminate snakes.

SWLA Arrest Report - Mar. 28, 2021

Calcasieu Correctional Center booking report for Mar. 28, 2021.

SWLA Arrest Report - Mar. 27, 2021

Calcasieu Correctional Center booking report for Mar. 27, 2021.

SWLA Arrest Report - Mar. 26, 2021

Calcasieu Correctional Center booking report for Mar. 26, 2021.

  Police: 14-year-old brought to Texas for sexual purposes

Two Texas residents have been arrested in connection with a 14-year-old runaway, whom authorities say was brought to Texas for sexual purposes.

Bush man accused of residential contractor fraud

The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office received a complaint on March 16, in reference to a possible contractor fraud case.

Two former LC students facing federal charges for CARES Act identity theft

Two students at Louisiana College have been accused of engaging in identity theft to secure coronavirus federal relief funding for themselves.

Sulphur authorities release name of deceased in fatal chase

The accident happened as Kristopher J. Lalonde, 47, of Groves, Texas, was running from Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies, Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Kayla Vincent said last week.

SWLA Arrest Report - Mar. 25, 2021

Calcasieu Correctional Center booking report for Mar. 25, 2021.

Westlake man indicted for rape, contributing to delinquency of juveniles

A Westlake man has been indicted on charges of rape and contributing to the delinquency of juveniles.

Leesville man arrested in Beauregard for home improvement fraud

A Leesville man is accused of accepting $3,250 in payment for work he did not do, Beauregard authorities said.

  Two juveniles, including escapee, arrested following shooting incident on Rena Street

The Lake Charles Police Department arrested two juveniles for gun violations after multiple shots were fired during an altercation in the 1700 block of Rena Street at 1:07 a.m. on Sunday, March 21, authorities said.

SWLA Arrest Report - Mar. 24, 2021

Calcasieu Correctional Center booking report for Mar. 24, 2021.

SWLA Arrest Report - Mar. 23, 2021

Calcasieu Correctional Center booking report for Mar. 23, 2021.

Lake Charles man accused of having sexual contact with girl under 10 years old

A Lake Charles man is accused of having sexual contact with a girl under the age of 10, authorities said.

Boyfriend of missing Beaumont woman accused of murder

Beaumont authorities are accusing the boyfriend of the missing pregnant woman from Beaumont of first-degree murder

SWLA Arrest Report - Mar. 22, 2021

Calcasieu Correctional Center booking report for Mar. 22, 2021.

Beauregard Sheriff’s Office looking for stolen military-style dump truck

BPSO looking for stolen military-style truck

SWLA Arrest Report - Mar. 21, 2021

Calcasieu Correctional Center booking report for Mar. 21, 2021.

SWLA Arrest Report - Mar. 20, 2021

Calcasieu Correctional Center booking report for Mar. 19, 2021.

SWLA Arrest Report - Mar. 19, 2021

Calcasieu Correctional Center booking report for Mar. 19, 2021.

  A traffic stop turned deadly Thursday evening following a police pursuit in Sulphur

A Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office deputy attempted to pull over a truck that was driving recklessly on South Cities Service Highway in Sulphur.