Oct 22, 2013 3:48 PM
A Sulphur man arrested last week on child cruelty charges is back in the Calcasieu Correctional Center after a judge raised his bond on those charges as well as charges from a previous arrest for allegedly operating a mobile meth lab in 2011.
The Calcasieu Parish District Attorney's Office petitioned the court requesting a pick up order and an increase in bond for Brandon L. Sullivan, 32, Sulphur, due to his continuous violation of bond conditions stemming from his April 2011 arrest for creating/operation of a clandestine lab. At approximately 10 p.m., Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office Vice detectives located and arrested Sullivan without incident at a home on N. Stanford Street in Sulphur and he was booked into the Calcasieu Correctional Center.
Judge David Ritchie increased his bond for his 2011 charge of creation/operation of clandestine lab at $100,000, 2012 charge of cruelty to a juvenile at $350,000, and 2013 charge of cruelty to a juvenile at $250,000, bringing his total bond to $700,000.
Sullivan was arrested on October 18, 2013, and charged with cruelty to a juvenile, after it was discovered he struck a 9 year old family member his hand, causing numerous bruises on his lower back and buttocks. Sullivan was booked into the Calcasieu Correctional Center and released one day later on a $2,000 bond set by Judge Wilford Carter.
Sullivan was previously arrested on September 6, 2012, after an investigation revealed he used duct tape to tie up a 6-year-old family member's hands, wrists, ankles, and also put duct tape around the victim's head. He was booked into the Calcasieu Correctional Center and charged with cruelty to a juvenile and released on a $3,500 bond set by Judge Wilford Carter on January 16, 2013.
In April 2011, Sullivan was arrested after deputies conducted a search of his vehicle following a traffic stop and located several chemicals consistent with the creation or operation of a clandestine lab, as well as drug paraphernalia. He was booked into the CCC and charged with creation/operation of a clandestine lab; and possession of drug paraphernalia and released on $5,000 bond set by Judge Wilford Carter in July 2011.