CRIME & SAFETY
6/2: Calcasieu Parish Sheriff announces arrest list
The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests: Markeeya Nechelle Williams, 30, 927 Horridge St., Vinton — battery of a dating partner, first offense; simple criminal damage to property less than $1,000. Dawanna Dishawn Dugas, 32, 6942 Mark LeBleu Road, Iowa, La. — aggravated assault with a firearm. Derrick Wayne Davis, 50, 1504 23rd […]
Calcasieu Parish sheriff warns of fake arrest warrants scam
Calcasieu Parish Sheriff Tony Mancuso is warning residents of Calcasieu Parish of a scam that has recently resurfaced.
Sheriff warns of failure-to-appear-in-court phone scam
Calcasieu Sheriff Tony Mancuso is warning area residents of a scam that has recently resurfaced in our area. Victims report receiving a phone call stating a warrant has been issued for their arrest due to failure to appear in court. The caller, who claims to be with the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office and uses a […]
Calcasieu Sheriff's Office warns of phone scam
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Orange County man successful in sentence appeal following intoxication manslaughter case
An Orange County man serving time on two counts of intoxication manslaughter successfully appealed his sentence. Jesse Allen Griffin, 32, of Vidor was originally sentenced to two 14-year sentences in the 2019 deaths of Vernon Morris, 40, and Alvin Beck, 45, both of Mississippi, after pleading guilty to intoxicated manslaughter. The terms were to run […] The post Orange County man successful in sentence appeal following intoxication manslaughter case appeared first on Orange Leader.
16-year-old being tried as an adult in murder charge
Lake Charles, LA (KPLC) - A 16-year-old from Westlake who was arrested in March on one count of first-degree murder was formally indicted as an adult last Thursday. Jakalynn Jeremiah Rubin is being charged in the murder of Derrick Thornton, 43, of Lake Charles. Thorton was found shot at a...
Louisiana man arrested for rape of juvenile under the age of 10
A 68-year old Sulphur man is accused of raping a girl under the age of 10.
Vidor ISD police chief plans to formally announce candidacy for Orange County sheriff
Orange County — Vidor ISD Police Chief Mike Sanchez plans to formally announce his candidacy for Orange County sheriff later this month. Chief Mike Sanchez posted on his Facebook page that he'll make his formal announcement Tuesday, June 13 at the Oaks Event Center, 2110 South Main in Vidor.
Lake Charles man accused of escaping custody and causing police search along Lake St.
Lake Charles, LA (KPLC) - A Lake Charles man has been arrested following a police search along Lake Street yesterday evening, Monday, May 29, according to the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office. Spokeswoman Kayla Vincent said around 5:30 p.m. deputies that were working an off-duty security detail at a local...
Westlake family displaced by devastating house fire
Lake Charles, LA (KPLC) - A Westlake family is trying to rebuild after losing everything in a house fire. The fire quickly engulfed the home destroying the family’s belongings and most of their home. “My husband was doing yard work and I was just in the house, he ran...
ATV Accident Sunday
On Sunday at 6:15pm four teenagers were riding on a four-wheeler, going north on 3rd Street. The four-wheeler ran the stop sign at the Park Avenue intersection and collided with the side of a black Chevrolet Tahoe. The three occupants of the Tahoe where uninjured. The collision caused the four-wheeler...
Four teens injured after ATV crash in Orange
ORANGE, Texas — Four teens were hospitalized after an ATV crash in Orange on May 28, according to Patrol Captain Keith Longlois with the Orange Police Department. Longlois told 12News that the ATV was going north on Third Street around 6:15 p.m., when the driver ran a stop sign at the intersection of Park Avenue. The ATV hit a Chevy Tahoe that was going west on Park Avenue, which caused the ATV to flip.
UPDATE: Man arrested, charged in alleged May 24 murder in Calcasieu Parish
A Lake Charles man was shot and killed in Lake Charles Wednesday evening, authorities said.
Chase Turns Into Crash
A Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper pursued a vehicle for evading on Bob Hall Road, two miles east of U.S. Highway 87 on May 27. The preliminary investigation indicates that at approximately 1:54 a.m., a 2008 Chrysler passenger car was traveling north above the posted speed limit. It is reported that when Trooper attempted to conduct a traffic stop on the Chrysler, it began to evade from law enforcement. The suspect vehicle crashed at the intersection of Bob Hall Road and Allie Payne Road.
Third arrest made in shooting of Damarcus Ardoin
Lake Charles, LA (KPLC) - A third individual tied to the Feb. 1 murder of Damarcus Ardoin has been arrested, according to the Calcasieu Parish Correctional Facility. A warrant for the arrest of William D. Dennis, 24, of Lake Charles was announced on Friday, March 17 as an additional suspect in their investigation. He was wanted for second-degree murder with a bond of $250,000 set by Judge Kendrick Guidry.
Lake Charles juvenile arrested after making threats at school
A 13-year-old juvenile was arrested in Lake Charles for making threats towards a school.
Seat belt campaign begins
The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office is participating in the national “Click It or Ticket” campaign with grant funding from the Louisiana Highway Safety Commission. The campaign, which started Monday, May 22 and ends Sunday, June 4, was created in an effort to save lives through awareness of increased seat belt use. This campaign includes the Memorial Day holiday, one of the busiest travel weekends of the year.
Break In At Cloud9 (Video)
Wednesday night around 11pm, two people broke into the Cloud9 tobacco/vape store on 16th Street in Orange. The two thieves broke in through the front door and were able to steal numerous items before police arrived. If you can identify or have any information on this theft, please call the...
Hit-and-Run Investigation in Calcasieu Parish
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Orange County gun shop struck in 'smash & grab' burglary early Friday morning
ORANGE, Texas — Deputies in Orange County are investigating a burglary at a gun shop on Texas Highway 62 early Friday morning. The Orange County Sheriff's Office was notified that a motion detector alarm had gone off at about 2:52 a.m. at Craig's Gun Shop in the 18000 block of Texas Highway 62 according to a spokesperson from the sheriff's office.
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