Lake Charles, LA –


Between May and July the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office received two complaints in reference to contractor Darrell W. Bennett, Jr., 38, 3121 General Marshall Street, Lake Charles.


During the investigation detectives learned the victim’s hired Bennett to complete repairs at their homes.  It was also learned Bennett received a down payment from both victims and began repairs at the home, but did not possess a contractor’s license.     


After further investigation on July 16 detectives issued two warrants signed by Judge David Ritchie for Bennett’s arrest.  On August 12 Bennett turned himself in to CPSO Warrants division and was arrested and booked into the Calcasieu Correctional Center and charged with 2 counts of failure to possess a residential contractor’s license.  He was released later the same day on a $20,000 bond.


CPSO Detective Eddie Curol is the lead investigator on these cases.