Lake Charles, LA –
On October 1 Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office Sex Offender Unit detectives arrested convicted sex offender Jessica L. Billingsly, 31, Lake Charles, after an investigation revealed she failed to comply with her sex offender registration requirements.
During the initial investigation detectives learned Billingsley had moved on multiple occasions and failed to register her new address with law enforcement.
Billingsley, who was convicted of carnal knowledge of a juvenile in 2018 in Calcasieu Parish, was arrested and booked into the Calcasieu Correction Center and charged with failure to register as a sex offender. Judge Kendrick Guidry set her bond at $4,500.
CPSO Sex Offender Unit Detective Cory Myers is the lead investigator on this case.
On October 2 at approximately 10:30 p.m. Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies were dispatched to a truck stop in Starks in reference to trespassing.
During the initial investigation deputies made contact with Keith J. Manuel, 60, 379 Robert Clark Road, Starks, a convicted sex offender, and observed him to have slurred speech, glossy eyes, and unsteady balance. When deputies spoke with personnel at the truck stop they learned Manuel had been causing a disturbance inside the store. Store personnel told deputies Manuel had been instructed to leave the property, but refused.
During further investigation, while speaking with Manuel, who was convicted of sexual battery in 2001 in Calcasieu Parish, deputies learned he had been driving a truck that was not registered with law enforcement; making him in violation of his sex offender registration requirements.
Manuel was arrested and booked into the Calcasieu Correctional Center and charged with remaining after forbidden; failure to register as a sex offender; and disturbing the peace drunkenness. Judge Kendrick Guidry set his bond at $3,150.
CPSO Cpl. Jake Verrette is the arresting deputy on this case.
On October 3 Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested convicted sex offender Michael D. Cutburth, 31, Sulphur, after it was discovered he failed to comply with his sex offender registration requirements.
During the investigation deputies learned Cutburth had been staying at a different address than what was registered with law enforcement.
He was arrested and booked into the Calcasieu Correctional Center and charged with failure to register as a sex offender. He was released the following day on a $1,500 bond set by Judge Kendrick Guidry.
Cutburth was convicted of 2nd degree sexual assault in 2010 and 2016 in Arkansas.
CPSO Sr. Cpl. Michael Miller is the arresting deputy on this case.
An arrest is an indication that probable cause exists to believe the subject was involved in the offense alleged. A person is innocent until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.