Lake Charles, LA –


On October 6 at approximately 5:00 p.m. Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies were dispatched to a store on Derek Drive in Lake Charles in reference to a theft.  When deputies arrived they made contact with three suspects, identified as Chances M. Robinson, 26, Kasey M. Bean, 25, and a 16 year old juvenile, all of Beaumont, Texas.  


The initial investigation revealed the suspects entered the store two separate times that day and stole approximately $4,600 worth of merchandise.  It was also discovered earlier the same day the suspects stole approximately $2,000 worth of merchandise from the same store in Beaumont. 


Further investigation revealed Robinson and Bean were also responsible for stealing over $1,000 worth of merchandise from the same store on Derek Drive on September 9. 


After speaking with detectives Robinson and Bean were arrested and booked into the Calcasieu Correctional Center.  They are charged with 3 counts of theft $1,000 to $5,000; and contributing to the delinquency of a juvenile.  Robinson was released on October 8 on a $23,000 bond set by Judge Tony Fazzio.  Bean was released on October 7 on a $27,500 bond set by Judge Tony Fazzio. 


The 16 year old was arrested and booked into the Juvenile Detention Center and charged with theft $1,000 - $5,000. 


The stolen items from the thefts on October 6 at the store in Lake Charles and Beaumont were recovered by deputies.


The investigations are continuing and more arrests are likely.  CPSO Detectives John Coffman and Chris Scharp are the lead investigators on these cases. 


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.