A Texas man was arrested in Calcasieu Parish after an investigation into potential credit card fraud at a Lake Charles hotel.
Detectives say they responded on March 1 to a hotel on West Prien Lake Road after business personnel reported that someone had booked a room using a fraudulent credit card.
During their initial investigation, detectives say they contacted the bank that issued the credit card and confirmed that the card was fraudulent.
According to deputies, consent was received to search the hotel room where a device was located that was allegedly used to manufacture fraudulent credit cards.
Detectives say they learned one of the men staying in the room, 42-year-old Phillip E. Jameson of New Caney, Texas, was allegedly manufacturing and using the fraudulent credit card.
Two other individuals staying in the room, 24-year-old Dina Boone of Westlake, and 44-year-old Bradley T. Guillory of Longville were allegedly found to be in possession of suspected methamphetamine.
Jameson, Boone, and Guillory were arrested and booked into the Calcasieu Correctional Center.
Jameson was charged with the following:
- Bank fraud
- Identity theft
- Possession of CDS II
He was released on a $7,500 bond.
Boone is charged with possession of CDS II and Guillory is charged with possession of CDS II and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Boone was released on a $2,000 bond and Guillory remains incarcerated on a $3,000 bond.
Guillory also had an active warrant through Westlake Police Department