**Update:  The driver of the truck has made contact with detectives.


Lake Charles –


The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office is investigating a hit and run that occurred on Tuesday, May 7, at approximately 9:00 a.m., at a convenience store located on Highway 27 in Sulphur. 


During the investigation detectives were advised a truck pulled out from under the canopy located over the gas pumps, at which time a tractor located on the trailer behind the truck, hit the canopy and caused extensive damages.  The truck, described as a white Ford single cab one ton flatbed dually, was pulling a red flatbed gooseneck trailer with a yellow front end loader tractor with a backhoe attachment.  The truck left the store and headed northbound on Highway 27.      


 Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office detectives attempted to locate the suspect’s truck but were unsuccessful.  They are asking anyone who can identify the truck seen in the photo, or anyone with information related to the case to contact CPSO at (337) 491-3605.


CPSO Cpl. Kerrick Gabriel, Jr., 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.