Crime

  Sheriff Mancuso pleads with parents to ‘take control’

Calcasieu Parish Sheriff Tony Mancuso held a press briefing today where he pleaded with parents to help get their children under control.

15-year-old dies after stabbing at Walmart on La. 14

SWLA Arrest Report - Jan. 22, 2021

Penalty phase to be held again for Kevin Daigle, convicted of killing trooper

Lake Charles man sentenced for armed robbery

Authorities release new information on Carlyss homicide arrest

Westlake man accused of chasing woman with a machete

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SWLA Arrest Report - Jan. 21, 2021

  CPSO makes arrest in Carlyss homicide investigation

Sulphur woman indicted for murder of her boyfriend

Murder indictment returned in September shooting on 14th Street

Patient at local mental health facility accused of inappropriately touching other patients

Lake Charles man indicted on charges of sexual battery, rape

SWLA Arrest Report - Jan. 20, 2021

Calcasieu Correctional Center booking report for Jan. 20, 2021.

  FBI asks for Lake Area community’s help in finding Capitol Hill rioters

FBI asks for Lake Area community’s help in finding Capitol Hill rioters

Grant woman arrested after complaint of alleged sexual conduct between teacher, student

Brittany Greene, 28, was booked into the VPSO jail on January 19 on three counts of prohibited sexual conduct between an educator and a student and two counts of indecent behavior with juveniles.

SWLA Arrest Report - Jan. 19, 2021

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

  Scammers target second round of stimulus checks

Former high basketball coach sentenced to prison for sex crimes involving students

Man accused of forging signature to steal insurance funds

SWLA Arrest Report - Jan. 18, 2021

Angola inmate dies following fight at penitentiary, officials say

SWLA Arrest Report - Jan. 17, 2021

La. man and cousin arrested following Capitol riot

FBI arrest records relating to the violence at the Capitol say Adams was arrested in the Eastern District of Texas, and Connel was arrested in the Western District of Louisiana.

SWLA Arrest Report - Jan. 15, 2020

Calcasieu Correctional Center booking report for Jan. 15, 2021.

Lake Charles man arrested for stealing roofing shingles

The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office arrested a Lake Charles man suspected of stealing roofing shingles on Wednesday.

  Woman accused of non-consensually mailing private images to numerous people

Authorities allege she sent out numerous nude photographs of an acquaintance

SWLA Arrest Report - Jan. 14, 2020

Calcasieu Correctional Center booking report for Jan. 14, 2021.

Department of Justice establishes page regarding suspects in Capitol riot

The U.S. Department of Justice has created a list of dozens of defendants charged in federal court related to crimes committed at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6.

Sulphur police warn residents of increase in vehicle burglaries

In most of these burglaries, handguns were among the items stolen.

SWLA Arrest Report - Jan. 13, 2021

Calcasieu Correctional Center booking report for Jan. 13, 2021.

SWLA Arrest Report - Jan. 12, 2021

Calcasieu Correctional Center booking report for Jan. 12, 2021.

SWLA Arrest Report - Jan. 11, 2021

Calcasieu Correctional Center booking report for Jan. 11, 2021.

SWLA Arrest Report - Jan. 10, 2020

Calcasieu Correctional Center booking report for Jan. 10, 2021.

SWLA Arrest Report - Jan. 8, 2021

Calcasieu Correctional Center booking report for Jan. 8, 2021.

CPSO arrest woman for theft and exploitation of the infirmed

Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office detectives have arrested a Sulphur woman for theft and exploitation of the infirmed.

CPSO seeking identity of man responsible for property damage, attempted burglary

Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office detectives were dispatched to a business in reference to an attempted burglary and property damage on HWY 1256 in Sulphur on January 7.

  Deputies find attempted murder suspect, victim covered in blood

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.

SWLA Arrest Report - Jan. 7, 2021

Calcasieu Correctional Center booking report for Jan. 7, 2021.

Lake Arthur police locate body in private pond on Wednesday

On Wednesday, Jan. 6, Jeff Davis Sheriff detectives were advised that Lake Arthur police had located a body in a private pond behind a residence located on Highway 14 just before 10:15 a.m.

DC police seeking identity of suspects in Wednesday’s Capitol chaos

The Washington D.C. Police Department issued a statement on Twitter Thursday, asking for help identifying members of the mob that rushed the United States Capitol Wednesday during Congress’ certification of the Electoral College.

SWLA Arrest Report - Jan. 6, 2021

Calcasieu Correctional Center booking report for Jan. 6, 2021.

SWLA Arrest Report - Jan. 5, 2021

Calcasieu Correctional Center booking report for Jan. 5, 2021.

SWLA Arrest Report - Jan. 4, 2021

Calcasieu Correctional Center booking report for Jan. 4, 2021.

Parents accused of negligence after 3-year-old found walking alone on Topsy Bel Road

Both parents have been arrested and booked for criminal abandonment.

SWLA Arrest Report - Jan. 3, 2021

Calcasieu Correctional Center booking report for Jan. 3, 2021.

SWLA Arrest Report - Jan. 2, 2021

Calcasieu Correctional Center booking report for Jan. 2, 2021.

SWLA Arrest Report - Jan. 1, 2021

Calcasieu Correctional Center booking report for Jan. 1, 2021.

SWLA Arrest Report - Dec. 31, 2020

Calcasieu Correctional Center booking report for Dec. 31, 2020.

SWLA Arrest Report - Dec. 30, 2020

Calcasieu Correctional Center booking report for Dec. 30, 2020.

Sulphur woman accused of stealing from non-profit organization

A Sulphur woman has been arrested following accusations that she stole from her former employer, a local non-profit organization,

SWLA Arrest Report - Dec. 29, 2020

Calcasieu Correctional Center booking report for Dec. 29, 2020.

Pitkin man arrested in stabbing at DeRidder home

A Pitkin man is accused of stabbing another person at a home in DeRidder on Monday.

SWLA Arrest Report - Dec. 28, 2020

Calcasieu Correctional Center booking report for Dec. 28, 2020.

  Concerns of heightened domestic abuse amid New Year celebrations

Concerns of heightened domestic abuse amid New Year celebrations

SWLA Arrest Report - Dec. 27, 2020

Calcasieu Correctional Center booking report for Dec. 27, 2020.

SWLA Arrest Report - Dec. 24, 2020

Calcasieu Correctional Center booking report for Dec. 24, 2020.

SWLA Arrest Report - Dec. 23, 2020

Calcasieu Correctional Center booking report for Dec. 23, 2020.

SWLA Arrest Report - Dec. 22, 2020

Calcasieu Correctional Center booking report for Dec. 22, 2020.

37 officers graduate from 124th Basic Academy

Thirty-seven officers representing 15 agencies graduated from the 124th Basic Academy at the Calcasieu Parish Regional Law Enforcement Training Academy.

Iowa man accused of kidnapping girlfriend’s baby

An Iowa man has been arrested following accusations that broke into his girlfriend’s home and kidnapped her 8-month old baby

SWLA Arrest Report - Dec. 21, 2020

Calcasieu Correctional Center booking report for Dec. 21, 2020.

Robert Lognion sentenced to 100 years for crimes against nature and sexual battery

Lognion was sentenced to 50 years for aggravated crimes against nature and 50 years for sexual battery

SWLA Arrest Report - Dec. 20, 2020

Calcasieu Correctional Center booking report for Dec. 20, 2020.

SWLA Arrest Report - Dec. 17, 2020

Calcasieu Correctional Center booking report for Dec. 17, 2020.

Rapper Mystikal to be cleared of charges, DA’s office says

Grand jury returns no true bill

Report says injured LSP cadets looked like ‘domestic abuse’ victims

Louisiana State Police cadets suffered such severe injuries during the 2019 State Police Academy that one nurse said the cadets resembled “victims of domestic abuse and motor vehicle crashes.”

SWLA Arrest Report - Dec. 16 , 2020

Calcasieu Correctional Center booking report for Dec. 16, 2020.

SWLA Arrest Report - Dec. 15, 2020

Calcasieu Correctional Center booking report for Dec. 15, 2020.

SWLA Arrest Report - Dec. 14, 2020

Calcasieu Correctional Center booking report for Dec. 14, 2020.

  Two arrested for murder after man found dead in Sulphur hotel

Two arrested for murder after man found dead in Sulphur hotel

Man arrested following shooting on Old Deridder Highway

A Lake Charles man has been arrested following a shooting at a trailer park off Old Deridder Highway

Two arrested for murder after man found dead in Sulphur hotel room

A man found dead in a Sulphur hotel room is believed to have died of an overdose from drugs given to him with the intent to rob him, Sulphur authorities say.

SWLA Arrest Report - Dec. 13, 2020

Calcasieu Correctional Center booking report for Dec. 14, 2020.

  Sulphur police say suspect tased ‘in error’

Officials with the Sulphur Police Department say a police officer accidentally discharged his taser while arresting a suspect Friday evening.

JPSO: Infant’s death ruled a homicide after mother admits to drug use while breastfeeding

A toxicology report showed that the baby had a lethal amount of methamphetamine in her blood at the time of her death

SWLA Arrest Report - Dec. 10, 2020

Calcasieu Correctional Center booking report for Dec. 10, 2020.

SWLA Arrest Report - Dec. 9, 2020

Calcasieu Correctional Center booking report for Dec. 9, 2020.

SWLA Arrest Report - Dec. 8, 2020

Calcasieu Correctional Center booking report for Dec. 8, 2020.

SWLA Arrest Report - Dec. 7, 2020

Calcasieu Correctional Center booking report for Dec. 7, 2020.

SWLA Arrest Report - Dec. 6, 2020

Calcasieu Correctional Center booking report for Dec. 6, 2020.