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  • Troopers: Pedestrian killed after running into truck's path

    Troopers: Pedestrian killed after running into truck's path

    Thursday, November 23 2017 1:07 PM EST2017-11-23 18:07:48 GMT
    Thursday, November 23 2017 2:13 PM EST2017-11-23 19:13:25 GMT
    Image Courtesy MGN OnlineImage Courtesy MGN Online

    A Kinder man is dead after troopers say he darted into the path of a pick-up truck.

    A Kinder man is dead after troopers say he darted into the path of a pick-up truck.

  • Lake Charles Job Fair Scheduled for Dec. 1

    Lake Charles Job Fair Scheduled for Dec. 1

    Wednesday, November 22 2017 12:40 PM EST2017-11-22 17:40:45 GMT
    Courtesy MGN OnlineCourtesy MGN Online

    The Lake Charles Job Fair, hosted by the Calcasieu Business & Career Solutions Center, will be held 9 a.m.-noon Friday, Dec. 1, in the center’s Elcie Guillory Room, 2424 Third St., in Lake Charles. 

    The Lake Charles Job Fair, hosted by the Calcasieu Business & Career Solutions Center, will be held 9 a.m.-noon Friday, Dec. 1, in the center’s Elcie Guillory Room, 2424 Third St., in Lake Charles. 

  • Teenager arrested for murder in Sulphur

    Teenager arrested for murder in Sulphur

    Sunday, November 19 2017 5:12 PM EST2017-11-19 22:12:27 GMT
    Blake Poullard / Sulphur Police DepartmentBlake Poullard / Sulphur Police Department

    A teenager is facing a second-degree murder charge following a shooting yesterday afternoon in Sulphur. 

    A teenager is facing a second-degree murder charge following a shooting yesterday afternoon in Sulphur. 

  • Deputies surprise drivers with turkeys instead of tickets

    Deputies surprise drivers with turkeys instead of tickets

    Friday, November 17 2017 12:36 PM EST2017-11-17 17:36:04 GMT
    Photo: CPSOPhoto: CPSO

    Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office deputies handed out Thanksgiving turkeys Friday morning instead of tickets to citizens throughout the parish who committed minor traffic violations, such as no seatbelt or speeding. 

    Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office deputies handed out Thanksgiving turkeys Friday morning instead of tickets to citizens throughout the parish who committed minor traffic violations, such as no seatbelt or speeding. 

  • DNA match on 20-year-old rape case

    DNA match on 20-year-old rape case

    Thursday, November 16 2017 5:51 PM EST2017-11-16 22:51:55 GMT
    Courtesy MGN OnlineCourtesy MGN Online

    The DNA of a 41-year-old man allegedly matches evidence found at the scene of a 20-year-old rape case in Lake Charles. 

    The DNA of a 41-year-old man allegedly matches evidence found at the scene of a 20-year-old rape case in Lake Charles. 

  • UPDATE: Missing man with autism found safe in Lake Charles

    UPDATE: Missing man with autism found safe in Lake Charles

    Thursday, November 16 2017 4:41 PM EST2017-11-16 21:41:40 GMT

     Lake Charles Police are asking the public for help with locating 23-year-old Tre Omar Tezeno. 

     Lake Charles Police are asking the public for help with locating 23-year-old Tre Omar Tezeno. 

  • Calcasieu deputies find over 200 pounds of cocaine during traffic stop on I-10

    Calcasieu deputies find over 200 pounds of cocaine during traffic stop on I-10

    Thursday, November 16 2017 12:00 PM EST2017-11-16 17:00:53 GMT

    A traffic stop by Calcasieu Parish deputies and Combined Anti-Drug task force (C.A.T. Team)  has come up with over 200 pounds of cocaine worth an estimated $3,000,000. 

    A traffic stop by Calcasieu Parish deputies and Combined Anti-Drug task force (C.A.T. Team)  has come up with over 200 pounds of cocaine worth an estimated $3,000,000. 

  • Man arrested in Lake Charles shooting

    Man arrested in Lake Charles shooting

    Tuesday, November 14 2017 6:44 PM EST2017-11-14 23:44:06 GMT
    Courtesy: MGN OnlineCourtesy: MGN Online

    Lake Charles Police have arrested man in connection with the November 9 shooting on Arkansas Street. 

    Lake Charles Police have arrested man in connection with the November 9 shooting on Arkansas Street. 

  • Westlake Police asking for help in robbery

    Westlake Police asking for help in robbery

    Tuesday, November 14 2017 3:12 PM EST2017-11-14 20:12:23 GMT

    The Westlake Police Department is asking for help in identifying two men who robbed a Whitney Bank. 

    The Westlake Police Department is asking for help in identifying two men who robbed a Whitney Bank. 

  • Lake Charles man arrested on 5th DWI offense

    Lake Charles man arrested on 5th DWI offense

    Monday, November 13 2017 2:46 PM EST2017-11-13 19:46:17 GMT
    Maximillian Perez / Lake Charles PoliceMaximillian Perez / Lake Charles Police

    Lake Charles Police say that on Friday November 10, 2017, a man wanted in a hit and run incident was arrested on his 5th DWI charge.  

    Lake Charles Police say that on Friday November 10, 2017, a man wanted in a hit and run incident was arrested on his 5th DWI charge.  

  • Two teens wanted for aggravated assault

    Two teens wanted for aggravated assault

    Monday, November 13 2017 11:24 AM EST2017-11-13 16:24:15 GMT
    Cutout Photo: Klaus with K / Wikimedia Commons / MGNCutout Photo: Klaus with K / Wikimedia Commons / MGN

    Two teens  is wanted for aggravated assault after allegedly shooting into a crowd of people. 

    Two teens  is wanted for aggravated assault after allegedly shooting into a crowd of people. 

  • Texas man dies in single-car crash

    Texas man dies in single-car crash

    Friday, November 10 2017 12:56 PM EST2017-11-10 17:56:51 GMT
    Image Credit: MGN OnlineImage Credit: MGN Online

    Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's deputies are investigating a fatality.

    Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's deputies are investigating a fatality.

  • Lake Charles shooter arrested

    Lake Charles shooter arrested

    Wednesday, November 8 2017 6:47 PM EST2017-11-08 23:47:12 GMT
    Joey JulianJoey Julian

    State Police have arrested a suspect in a Lake Charles shooting in Iberville Parish, KPLC reports. 

    State Police have arrested a suspect in a Lake Charles shooting in Iberville Parish, KPLC reports. 

  • Two men killed after falling from helicopter identified

    Two men killed after falling from helicopter identified

    Wednesday, November 8 2017 12:23 PM EST2017-11-08 17:23:33 GMT
    Photo Courtesy: KPLCPhoto Courtesy: KPLC

    The two men who were killed on Tuesday after falling from a helicopter in Calcasieu Parish have been identified.

    The two men who were killed on Tuesday after falling from a helicopter in Calcasieu Parish have been identified.

  • Lake Charles vet convicted in horse doping scheme

    Lake Charles vet convicted in horse doping scheme

    Tuesday, November 7 2017 6:19 PM EST2017-11-07 23:19:46 GMT
    Lafayette Federal CourthouseLafayette Federal Courthouse

    A federal jury has convicted a Lake Charles veterinarian and a Nebraska pharmacy in a conspiracy to sell an unapproved opioid drug 40 times more powerful than morphine for the purpose of improving the performance of race horses. 

    A federal jury has convicted a Lake Charles veterinarian and a Nebraska pharmacy in a conspiracy to sell an unapproved opioid drug 40 times more powerful than morphine for the purpose of improving the performance of race horses. 

  • Two die in fall from helicopter

    Two die in fall from helicopter

    Tuesday, November 7 2017 5:36 PM EST2017-11-07 22:36:17 GMT
    Photo Courtesy: KPLCPhoto Courtesy: KPLC

    The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office is investigating the accidental deaths of two men this morning. 

    The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office is investigating the accidental deaths of two men this morning. 

  • Suspects wanted in burglary of Westlake business

    Suspects wanted in burglary of Westlake business

    Tuesday, November 7 2017 1:01 PM EST2017-11-07 18:01:42 GMT
    Suspect wanted in burglary of westlake businessSuspect wanted in burglary of westlake business

    After a burglary and theft at a local business, Calcasieu deputies are searching for two suspects responsible. 

    After a burglary and theft at a local business, Calcasieu deputies are searching for two suspects responsible. 

  • Identity of armed robbery suspect sought by police

    Identity of armed robbery suspect sought by police

    Monday, November 6 2017 12:02 PM EST2017-11-06 17:02:38 GMT
    Identity of suspect sought by detectivesIdentity of suspect sought by detectives

    Detectives with the Lake Charles Police Department are asking for help from the public identifying the suspect in the pictures and video.   

    Detectives with the Lake Charles Police Department are asking for help from the public identifying the suspect in the pictures and video.   

  • DeRidder man booked in injury of two-year-old

    DeRidder man booked in injury of two-year-old

    Friday, November 3 2017 4:26 PM EDT2017-11-03 20:26:54 GMT
    Forrest MenardForrest Menard

    DeRidder Police arrested a local man after finding an unresponsive two-year-old with injuries in his care.

    DeRidder Police arrested a local man after finding an unresponsive two-year-old with injuries in his care.

  • Sulphur man accused of raping child

    Sulphur man accused of raping child

    Wednesday, November 1 2017 12:31 PM EDT2017-11-01 16:31:59 GMT
    Christopher VincentChristopher Vincent

    A 27-year-old Sulphur man is accused of raping a child. 

    A 27-year-old Sulphur man is accused of raping a child. 

  • Sulphur man arrested on child sex charges

    Sulphur man arrested on child sex charges

    Wednesday, November 1 2017 11:44 AM EDT2017-11-01 15:44:45 GMT
    Luke DaigleLuke Daigle
    Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's deputies arrested a Sulphur man in connection with the molestation of a child.  Luke J. Daigle, 51, was booked with four counts indecent behavior of a juvenile. The charges stem from a complaint made that Daigle inappropriately touched an 11-year-old child several times.  A warrant was issued back in May, but deputies didn't locate Daigle until Friday, when he was arrested and booked into the Calcasieu Correctional Center.  CPSO Detective ...
    Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's deputies arrested a Sulphur man in connection with the molestation of a child.  Luke J. Daigle, 51, was booked with four counts indecent behavior of a juvenile. The charges stem from a complaint made that Daigle inappropriately touched an 11-year-old child several times.  A warrant was issued back in May, but deputies didn't locate Daigle until Friday, when he was arrested and booked into the Calcasieu Correctional Center.  CPSO Detective ...
  • Lake Charles Police offer anti-burglary help

    Lake Charles Police offer anti-burglary help

    Monday, October 30 2017 1:14 PM EDT2017-10-30 17:14:36 GMT
    Image Credit: MGN OnlineImage Credit: MGN Online

    Lake Charles Police have started a new program that aims to help residents prevent burglaries. 

    Lake Charles Police have started a new program that aims to help residents prevent burglaries. 

  • All suspects arrested in Lake Charles shooting and armed robbery

    All suspects arrested in Lake Charles shooting and armed robbery

    Monday, October 30 2017 12:27 PM EDT2017-10-30 16:27:35 GMT
    Record, Sweet and Hernandez / CPSORecord, Sweet and Hernandez / CPSO

    Deputies with the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office report that the three remaining suspects wanted in an armed robbery and shooting last weekend, have been arrested.

    Deputies with the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office report that the three remaining suspects wanted in an armed robbery and shooting last weekend, have been arrested.

  • CPSO: Check sex offender registry before Halloween

    CPSO: Check sex offender registry before Halloween

    Saturday, October 28 2017 5:42 PM EDT2017-10-28 21:42:08 GMT
    Image Credit: MGN OnlineImage Credit: MGN Online

    Before your children trick-or-treat this Halloween, Calcasieu Parish Sheriff Tony Mancuso wants parents to have real-time access to sex offenders in their area. 

    Before your children trick-or-treat this Halloween, Calcasieu Parish Sheriff Tony Mancuso wants parents to have real-time access to sex offenders in their area. 

  • State Police: Ville Platte man arrested after 2 pounds of cocaine found in vehicle

    State Police: Ville Platte man arrested after 2 pounds of cocaine found in vehicle

    Thursday, October 26 2017 3:22 PM EDT2017-10-26 19:22:31 GMT
    Eric Richard / CPSOEric Richard / CPSO

    A Ville Platte Man was arrested Wednesday night after Troopers allegedly found cocaine in the vehicle he was driving on I-10 in Calcasieu Parish. 

    A Ville Platte Man was arrested Wednesday night after Troopers allegedly found cocaine in the vehicle he was driving on I-10 in Calcasieu Parish. 

  • Lake Charles man arrested, accused of rape and kidnapping

    Lake Charles man arrested, accused of rape and kidnapping

    Thursday, October 26 2017 12:37 PM EDT2017-10-26 16:37:04 GMT
    Orlando Demond Charles / CPSOOrlando Demond Charles / CPSO

    A Lake Charles man has been arrested, accused of sexually assaulting a person Monday morning.  

    A Lake Charles man has been arrested, accused of sexually assaulting a person Monday morning.  

  • Two arrested, three wanted in Calcasieu armed robbery

    Two arrested, three wanted in Calcasieu armed robbery

    Wednesday, October 25 2017 4:20 PM EDT2017-10-25 20:20:41 GMT

    Calcasieu Parish has arrested one suspect and issued warrants for four individuals wanted in an alleged shooting and armed robbery. 

    Calcasieu Parish has arrested one suspect and issued warrants for four individuals wanted in an alleged shooting and armed robbery. 

  • Barge hits platform; all crew rescued

    Barge hits platform; all crew rescued

    Tuesday, October 24 2017 6:25 PM EDT2017-10-24 22:25:17 GMT
    Boat AccidentBoat Accident
    Coast Guard officials say bad weather is to blame for an incident that led to the evacuation of a platform off the coast of Cameron Parish.  On Sunday a barge, operated by Turnkey Offshore Project Services, pushed into a platform which ripped a hole in the hull, causing the boat to start taking on water. As it began to sink, 66 crew members were rescued from the barge, a spokesman said.  The hole was patched in time to stop the barge from sinking completely, a spokesman sa...
    Coast Guard officials say bad weather is to blame for an incident that led to the evacuation of a platform off the coast of Cameron Parish.  On Sunday a barge, operated by Turnkey Offshore Project Services, pushed into a platform which ripped a hole in the hull, causing the boat to start taking on water. As it began to sink, 66 crew members were rescued from the barge, a spokesman said.  The hole was patched in time to stop the barge from sinking completely, a spokesman sa...
  • CPSO searching for suspects in shooting, armed robbery

    CPSO searching for suspects in shooting, armed robbery

    Tuesday, October 24 2017 12:48 PM EDT2017-10-24 16:48:14 GMT
    Tammy PryorTammy Pryor

    The public's help is needed in locating four suspects wanted for an armed robbery and a shooting.

    The public's help is needed in locating four suspects wanted for an armed robbery and a shooting.

  • Westlake man arrested for fourth DWI

    Westlake man arrested for fourth DWI

    Monday, October 23 2017 11:52 AM EDT2017-10-23 15:52:04 GMT
    Logan LejeuneLogan Lejeune

    A Westlake man was booked with fourth-offense DWI 

    A Westlake man was booked with fourth-offense DWI 

  • Facebook apology shared thousands of times

    Facebook apology shared thousands of times

    Thursday, October 19 2017 12:11 PM EDT2017-10-19 16:11:58 GMT
    Photo courtesy: Celina DallyPhoto courtesy: Celina Dally

    One Lake Charles woman is hoping to use a painful, embarrassing incident to help others. Celina Dally went to a wine tasting recently at McNeese State University with a friend. She ended up very intoxicated - and apparently tried to bite a police officer.  

    One Lake Charles woman is hoping to use a painful, embarrassing incident to help others. Celina Dally went to a wine tasting recently at McNeese State University with a friend. She ended up very intoxicated - and apparently tried to bite a police officer.  

  • Driver arrested after high-speed chase on I-210

    Driver arrested after high-speed chase on I-210

    Tuesday, October 17 2017 12:00 AM EDT2017-10-17 04:00:53 GMT
    Blake Aaron Mouton SmithBlake Aaron Mouton Smith

    A Lake Charles man is behind bars tonight after leading state troopers on a high speed chase down Interstate 210.

    A Lake Charles man is behind bars tonight after leading state troopers on a high speed chase down Interstate 210.

  • Lake Charles Police looking for hit-and-run driver

    Lake Charles Police looking for hit-and-run driver

    Monday, October 9 2017 5:21 PM EDT2017-10-09 21:21:22 GMT
    Courtesy of MGN OnlineCourtesy of MGN Online

    Lake Charles Police are looking for someone who hit a motorcycle on Ryan Street Saturday and kept on driving. 

    Lake Charles Police are looking for someone who hit a motorcycle on Ryan Street Saturday and kept on driving. 

  • All lanes now open on I-10 W following accident

    All lanes now open on I-10 W following accident

    Saturday, October 7 2017 10:29 PM EDT2017-10-08 02:29:44 GMT
    Image Courtesy: MGN OnlineImage Courtesy: MGN Online

    UPDATE: All lanes are now open I-10 West at US 90 (Exit 31B).

    UPDATE: All lanes are now open I-10 West at US 90 (Exit 31B).

  • Lake Charles woman arrested on animal cruelty charge

    Lake Charles woman arrested on animal cruelty charge

    Friday, October 6 2017 12:28 PM EDT2017-10-06 16:28:50 GMT
    Camilla Ross / CPSOCamilla Ross / CPSO

    A Calcasieu woman has been arrested for the cruelty of an animal after a deceased dog was allegedly found in her home. 

    A Calcasieu woman has been arrested for the cruelty of an animal after a deceased dog was allegedly found in her home. 

  • UPDATE

    Trustee who walked off job apprehended

    Trustee who walked off job apprehended

    Friday, October 6 2017 11:58 AM EDT2017-10-06 15:58:42 GMT
    Anthony CollinsAnthony Collins

    A trustee who walked away from his job has been apprehended.

    A trustee who walked away from his job has been apprehended.

  • CPSO arrests Lake Charles man on manslaughter charge

    CPSO arrests Lake Charles man on manslaughter charge

    Thursday, October 5 2017 3:56 PM EDT2017-10-05 19:56:38 GMT
    Patrick GreenPatrick Green
    Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's deputies arrested a Lake Charles man Wednesday night in connection with the shooting death of another.  Patrick Green, 32, was booked with one count of manslaughter in connection with the shooting death of Terren Zeno, 24, of Lake Charles. Deputies were called to a home on Opelousas Street at about 10 p.m. When they arrived, they were told that shots had been fired, and found Zeno dead inside the home. An investigation revealed that Zeno had been figh...
    Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's deputies arrested a Lake Charles man Wednesday night in connection with the shooting death of another.  Patrick Green, 32, was booked with one count of manslaughter in connection with the shooting death of Terren Zeno, 24, of Lake Charles. Deputies were called to a home on Opelousas Street at about 10 p.m. When they arrived, they were told that shots had been fired, and found Zeno dead inside the home. An investigation revealed that Zeno had been figh...
  • Calcasieu, four other parishes sue opioid manufacturers

    Calcasieu, four other parishes sue opioid

    Thursday, October 5 2017 2:46 PM EDT2017-10-05 18:46:13 GMT
    MGN OnlineMGN Online

    Calcasieu Parish Sheriff Tony Mancuso has joined four other sheriffs to sue opioid manufacturers.

    Calcasieu Parish Sheriff Tony Mancuso has joined four other sheriffs to sue opioid manufacturers.

  • Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office investigating homicide, suspect in custody

    Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office investigating homicide, suspect in custody

    Thursday, October 5 2017 10:17 AM EDT2017-10-05 14:17:01 GMT
    Image courtesy: MGN OnlineImage courtesy: MGN Online

    The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office is investigating a homicide they say occurred around 10:00 p.m. last night, October 4 in Lake Charles

    The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office is investigating a homicide they say occurred around 10:00 p.m. last night, October 4 in Lake Charles

  • Deputies searching for suspect in motel robbery

    Deputies searching for suspect in motel robbery

    Monday, October 2 2017 4:58 PM EDT2017-10-02 20:58:55 GMT

    Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office are searching for a suspect in an armed robbery that happened last week.

    Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office are searching for a suspect in an armed robbery that happened last week.

  • Man wanted for rape, robbery arrested

    Man wanted for rape, robbery arrested

    Monday, October 2 2017 4:56 PM EDT2017-10-02 20:56:35 GMT
    Brandon BellBrandon Bell

    A Lake Charles man accused of raping a woman and robbing her is now behind bars. On July 31, Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies were dispatched to an apartment complex on Lake Street in reference to a rape. 

    A Lake Charles man accused of raping a woman and robbing her is now behind bars. On July 31, Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies were dispatched to an apartment complex on Lake Street in reference to a rape. 

  • Vinton man arrested for cruelty to a juvenile

    Vinton man arrested for cruelty to a juvenile

    Saturday, September 30 2017 11:02 PM EDT2017-10-01 03:02:19 GMT
    Jason R. CowardJason R. Coward

    A Vinton man was arrested after allegedly forcing his young family member to run on a treadmill under dire circumstances. 

    A Vinton man was arrested after allegedly forcing his young family member to run on a treadmill under dire circumstances. 

  • DeQuincy man killed in Calcasieu motorcycle crash

    DeQuincy man killed in Calcasieu motorcycle crash

    Wednesday, September 27 2017 7:41 PM EDT2017-09-27 23:41:39 GMT
    Image Courtesy: MGN OnlineImage Courtesy: MGN Online

    State Police report that a DeQuincy man is dead following a two-vehicle crash involving a motorcycle.

    State Police report that a DeQuincy man is dead following a two-vehicle crash involving a motorcycle.

  • Man paroled from Angola accused of killing 10-year-old boy

    Man paroled from Angola accused of killing 10-year-old boy

    Wednesday, September 27 2017 6:24 PM EDT2017-09-27 22:24:27 GMT

    Lake Charles Police say that they have made an arrest in the shooting death of a ten-year-old over the weekend.  

    Lake Charles Police say that they have made an arrest in the shooting death of a ten-year-old over the weekend.  

  • CPSO investigating casino robbery

    CPSO investigating casino robbery

    Tuesday, September 26 2017 5:23 PM EDT2017-09-26 21:23:11 GMT
    Call crime stoppers if you know the identity of this suspectCall crime stoppers if you know the identity of this suspect

    Detectives are asking for help from the public with information on a casino robbery. 

    Detectives are asking for help from the public with information on a casino robbery. 

  • Child hospitalized with lacerated kidney, parents arrested on child abuse charges

    Child hospitalized with lacerated kidney, parents arrested on child abuse charges

    Tuesday, September 26 2017 12:38 PM EDT2017-09-26 16:38:43 GMT
    Brian S. Fisher and Tammi S. CampbellBrian S. Fisher and Tammi S. Campbell

    A Vinton couple was arrested on child abuse charges and their children put in state custody.  Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office deputies were dispatched to a local hospital on September 22 in reference to a possible cruelty to a juvenile, according to Kayla Vincent, spokeswoman for the sheriff's office. Upon deputies arrival, they were advised by hospital staff that they were currently treating a girl who was having a seizure. They advised deputies the child had several sores, b...

    A Vinton couple was arrested on child abuse charges and their children put in state custody.  Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office deputies were dispatched to a local hospital on September 22 in reference to a possible cruelty to a juvenile, according to Kayla Vincent, spokeswoman for the sheriff's office. Upon deputies arrival, they were advised by hospital staff that they were currently treating a girl who was having a seizure. They advised deputies the child had several sores, b...

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