21. January 2022
Lake Charles, LA – On June 7 Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office detectives received a report in reference to Richard J. Cole, Sr., 73, 1301 Bernadette Drive, Sulphur, stealing from a local nonprofit. During the investigation detectives were advised by the complainant that they located numerous discrepancies on bank statements and expense reports in which Cole was responsible for as treasurer for the nonprofit. Detectives were also informed Cole wrote over $100,000 worth of checks to himself...
18. January 2022
Lake Charles – Last night at approximately 9:00 p.m. Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies were notified in reference to a threat of a possible shooting occurring at Sulphur High School. During the initial investigation deputies were advised an unknown individual made a phone call to another student, stating a shooting would occur at the school the following day. During the investigation a 15 year old boy contacted CPSO and advised he was responsible for making the phone call. He was...
13. January 2022
Lake Charles, LA – “In December 2021, the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office purchased the American Press building to use as a new CPSO Annex building,” stated Sheriff Tony Mancuso. “At this time we are completing modifications and minor renovations to the facility. When the renovations are complete will we be relocating our offices that are currently downtown, including Accounting, Human Resources, Insurance, Risk Management, and Professional Services, to the annex building. We will...
12. January 2022
Lake Charles, LA – On January 6 detectives with the Combined Anti-Drug Task Force (C.A.T. Team) executed two search warrants, at a storage unit on Sharon Lane in Lake Charles along with one at the home of Caleb D. Barfield, 43, and Kimberly R. Breaux, 30, at 1700 Mignonette Street, Apt. A, Lake Charles, after a long term narcotics investigation revealed possible drug activity at the two locations. Upon execution of the search warrants detectives located over 15 pounds of suspected...
11. January 2022
Earlier this morning at approximately 6:00 a.m. the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office responded to a crash on Edgerly Road near Route 66 in DeQuincy. The preliminary investigation revealed a car traveling northbound on Edgerly Road crossed the center line while negotiating a curve and struck an SUV that was traveling southbound. The driver of the car was transported to a local hospital where he later died from injuries sustained in the crash. Both drivers were wearing a seatbelt at the time...
09. January 2022
Lake Charles, LA – On January 7 at approximately 5:30 p.m. Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies were dispatched to a home on South Savannah Lane in Lake Charles in reference to a possible drowning. When deputies arrived they were informed a 5 year old child had been located in the neighbor’s swimming pool unresponsive. Life saving measures were performed on the boy prior to him being transported to a local hospital, where he was later pronounced dead. The initial investigation...
06. January 2022
Lake Charles, LA – The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office is warning residents of a scam that has recently been reported in the area. The initial investigation revealed the victim received priority mail from the postal service. Inside was a letter stating they had been selected to complete a “secret survey assignment” by evaluating a list of stores that sell American Express gift cards. The letter instructs the victim to deposit a check, which is enclosed in the letter, and use part of...
28. December 2021
Lake Charles, LA – UPDATE: The individual in the picture reported to the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office last night and spoke with detectives. At This time it appears she may be the victim of a re-shipping scam. Further investigation revealed she signed up for a job online to pick up packages to have them reshipped. She received an email from a shipping company, which instructed her to pick up the package. The company sent her information on where to pick up the package along with a copy...
28. December 2021
Lake Charles, LA – Between December 6 and 16 Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office Vehicle Crimes Investigative Unit detectives responded to four different locations in Sulphur in reference to the theft of catalytic converters off a total of 12 vehicles. During the initial investigation detectives learned Johnathan A. Guidry, 29, 1010 Brady Street, Sulphur, had recently scrapped several catalytic converters matching those that had been stolen. After further investigation detectives learned...
24. December 2021
Lake Charles, LA – Last night, December 23, at approximately 10:30 p.m. Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies were dispatched to the 3100 block of Davis Road in Westlake in reference to a crash involving a motorcycle and a four-wheeler. The preliminary investigation revealed the motorcycle and the four-wheeler were both traveling north on Davis Road when the motorcycle struck the four-wheeler from behind. The driver, and only occupant on the motorcycle, along with the driver and the...

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