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Louisiana Man Dies From Injuries Sustained in Motorcycle Crash After Police Attempted to Stop Him for Speeding

Louisiana Man Dies From Injuries Sustained in Motorcycle Crash After Police Attempted to Stop Him for Speeding. Lake Charles, Louisiana – Louisiana State Police reported on May 17, 2022, that on May 6, 2022, shortly after 8:30 p.m., Troopers began investigating a single-vehicle crash involving a motorcycle at the intersection of Enterprise Blvd. and Broad Street in Calcasieu Parish. John Blake Baldwin, 27, of Sulphur, was killed in the crash.
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5/18: Calcasieu Parish Sheriff announces arrest list

The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests:. Colston Jacques Blanchard, 19, 421 W. School St. ‚ possession of marijuana, first offense (14 grams or less); two counts drug possession. Bond: $9,000. Christopher Charles Heape, 39, 2921 Weil Drive, Sulphur — domestic abuse battery. Raleigh James...
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27-year-old John Blake Baldwin died in Lake Charles motorcycle crash; excessive speed a factor (Lake Charles, LA)

27-year-old John Blake Baldwin died in Lake Charles motorcycle crash; excessive speed a factor (Lake Charles, LA)Nationwide Report. Authorities identified 27-year-old John Blake Baldwin, from Sulphur, as the man who died of his injuries on May 16 following a single-vehicle crash on May 6 in Calcasieu Parish. Just after 8:30 p.m., authorities started investigating the fatal motorcycle accident that happened at the intersection of Enterprise Blvd. and Broad Street. The investigation reports showed that a 2016 Harley Davidson motorcycle was heading south [...]
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5/17: Calcasieu Parish Sheriff announces arrest list

The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests:. Osborn James Freeman, 49, 1012 S. Division St. — resisting an officer; disturbing the peace; resisting a police officer with force or violence; battery of a police officer; direct contempt of court. Bond: $30,000. Andrew Wayne Stewart, 43, 475...
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Motorcyclist Involved in High Speed Chase Succumbs to Injuries

On May 6, 2022, shortly after 8:30 p.m., Louisiana State Police Troopers began investigating a single-vehicle crash involving a motorcycle at the intersection of Enterprise Blvd. and Broad Street in Calcasieu Parish that claimed the life of 27-year-old John Blake Baldwin of Sulphur. LA. The preliminary investigation revealed Troopers observed...
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2022 SWLA Memorial Day Events

Lake Charles, LA (KPLC) - There are a number of events happening in Southwest Louisiana to commemorate Memorial Day and the sacrifices many of our U.S. military personnel have made to protect our freedoms. If you, your group, or your business are organizing a Memorial Day event and would like...
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Calcasieu Parish Public Library events for May 20 - 27

10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Come enjoy and checkout material at our pop-up library at the DeQuincy Railroad Museum. The DeQuincy Railroad Museum is located at 400 Lake Charles Ave, DeQuincy, La. 70633. DeQuincy Community Storytime/ Special Presenters. 4 p.m. - 5 p.m. Join in on the summer reading fun...
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Remembering those who gave the ultimate sacrifice

Lake Charles, LA (KPLC) - It’s national police week and, today the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s office and Louisiana State Police honored the fallen with a memorial service and roll call. “It’s just a time for us to remember the police officers around this country that gave the ultimate...
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West Monroe couple accused of contractor fraud

Lake Charles, LA (KPLC) - Shawn E. Ledoux, 43, and Leigh A. Ledoux, 40, both of West Monroe are accused of contractor fraud after failing to complete a floor installation job, according to the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office. The victims said in May 2021, they entered into an agreement...
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SWLA Arrest Report - May 16, 2022

Lake Charles, LA (KPLC) - Calcasieu Correctional Center booking report for May 16, 2022. Dustin James Richards, 43, Ragley: Unauthorized entry of an inhabited dwelling; resisting an officer by flight; trespassing; possession of stole things under $25,000; property damage under $50,000. James Lucien Savage, 45, Sulphur: Broken tail lamps; switched...
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BREAKING: 3 finalists for Calcasieu school superintendent

The finalists for the Calcasieu Parish Superintendent position have been announced. They are:. Stanton Lawrence who lives in Victoria, Texas, and has been the assistant superintendent of administration for the Victoria Independent School District since 2020. He also served as principal of the Healy-Murphy Center in San Antonio from 2018-2020 and was assistant superintendent for administration at the San Antonio Independent School District from 2014-2018.
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Calcasieu School Board out-of-zone deadline is May 31

Lake Charles, LA (KPLC) - The Calcasieu Parish School Board is reminding parents that the deadline to apply for an out-of-zone request for the 2022-23 school year is May 31. You can use the fillable form HERE and submit it via email to cwainfo@cpsb.org. When you email the form, you must also include the additional paperwork as explained below.
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Sunrise Interview: IMCAL and Mental Health Awareness Month

Lake Charles, LA (KPLC) - We spoke to Tanya McGee, the Director of IMCAL, this morning about the importance of Mental Health Awareness Month. While millions of Americans suffer from conditions that fall under the umbrella of mental health, many don’t always know where to turn for help. But here in the Lake Area, we’re blessed to have the Imperial Calcasieu Human Services Authorities (IMCAL) to help provide services for those in need.
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Motorcyclist succumbs to injuries received in single vehicle crash

Lake Charles – On May 6, 2022, shortly after 8:30 p.m., Troopers began investigating a single-vehicle crash involving a motorcycle at the intersection of Enterprise Blvd. and Broad Street in Calcasieu Parish. The crash claimed the life of 27-year-old John Blake Baldwin of Sulphur. The preliminary investigation revealed Troopers...