Lake Charles, LA –


The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office is investigating two burglaries that took place in the early morning hours of August 28 and November 12 at a local refinery in Westlake.


During the investigation, detectives learned the unknown suspect entered the property on both occasions and stole a total of over $25,000 worth of copper wire.  The suspect is described as a white male with a duck tattoo on his right forearm.    

The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office is asking the public for assistance in identifying the suspect responsible.  If you have any information or can identify the suspect seen in these photographs, please call CPSO at 491-3605 or Crime Stoppers at 439-2222.


CPSO Detective John Coffman is the lead investigator 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.