May 20, 2022
Lake Charles, LA – On May 13 Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office VCIU Detectives received a report in reference to the theft of a catalytic converter from a parking lot on Old Spanish Trail in Westlake. During the investigation it was discovered the suspect entered the fenced in parking lot where employees park and cut the catalytic converter off the victim’s truck. After further investigation, with the assistance of the CPSO Real Time Crime Center, detectives were able to identify the...
May 20, 2022
Lake Charles, LA – On May 17 Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office Sex Offender Unit detectives arrested convicted sex offender Sydney K. Pierce, 25, 1800 Khamiel Drive, Lake Charles, after an investigation revealed she was in violation of her sex offender registration requirements. During the investigation detectives received information from the Lake Charles Police Department in reference to Pierce, who is a convicted felon, being in possession of a firearm in a photograph. Detectives were...
May 19, 2022
Lake Charles – The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office held their Annual Law Enforcement Awards Ceremony today, Thursday, May 19. Awards were given to the following deputies for their outstanding accomplishments and service to the Sheriff’s Office in 2021 in their respective divisions: Deputy of the Year: Sgt. Luke Pierrotti – Support Services Division Sgt. William “Freddie” Powell – Investigations Division Sr. Cpl. Christopher Hathaway – Enforcement Division Sgt. Darin Castro -...
May 16, 2022
Lake Charles, LA – On March 15 the Contractor Fraud Response Team received a complaint in reference to possible contractor fraud. During the investigation the victims stated in May 2021, they entered into an agreement with Shawn E. Ledoux, 43, and Leigh A. Ledoux, 40, both of West Monroe, DBA Ledoux’s Flooring and More, to provide materials and labor for floor installation. The victims advised the job was going to cost over $30,000, and they paid a deposit of over $19,000. Further...
May 16, 2022
Lake Charles – The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office and the Louisiana State Police will be celebrating National Police Week with the following scheduled event that is open to the public and media. CALCASIEU PARISH SHERIFF’S OFFICE and LOUISIANA STATE POLICE, TROOP D MEMORIAL SERVICE & ROLL CALL Wednesday, May 18, 2022 9:30 a.m. Lake Charles Civic Center Exhibition Hall Lake Charles
May 12, 2022
Lake Charles, LA – On May 9 Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office Sex Offender Unit detectives arrested convicted sex offender, John J. Corbett, 34, homeless, after an investigation revealed he was in violation of his sex offender requirements. During the investigation it was learned on May 7, deputies made contact with Corbett in a parking lot downtown near the beach, during a suspicious vehicle investigation. According to Corbett’s registration requirements, due to his victim’s age, he is...
May 10, 2022
Lake Charles, LA – On Friday, May 6, at approximately 10:40 p.m. Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies were dispatched near the intersection of Joe Miller Road and Highway 171 in Moss Bluff in reference to a man unresponsive in the ditch. During the initial investigation detectives learned the victim was traveling eastbound on a bicycle on Joe Miller Road when he was struck by an unknown vehicle from behind. The victim, Brian A. Matte, 62, Lake Charles, was pronounced dead at the...
May 09, 2022
Lake Charles, LA – On Friday, May 6, at approximately 10:40 p.m. Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies were dispatched near the intersection of Joe Miller Road and Highway 171 in Moss Bluff in reference to a man unresponsive in the ditch. During the initial investigation and after collecting evidence at the scene, detectives believe the victim was traveling eastbound on a bicycle on Joe Miller Road when he was struck by an unknown vehicle from behind. The initial investigation also...
May 05, 2022
Lake Charles, LA – The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office is investigating a hit and run that occurred on Saturday, April 2 at approximately 2:30 a.m. at a parking lot on South Cities Service Highway in Sulphur. During the investigation it was discovered the truck was pulling out of a parking spot when it struck the car parked next to it. The truck is described as a gray Dodge Ram 3500 dually, and was last seen heading north on Highway 108 in Sulphur. Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office...
May 04, 2022
Lake Charles, LA – On April 20 Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office VCIU Detectives received a report in reference to the theft of a catalytic converter, and the attempted theft of another, from two vehicles parked at a business in Westlake. During the investigation, with the assistance of the CPSO Real Time Crime Center, detectives were able to identify a possible suspect, Brandon J. Lacour, 37, 21203 Carl Hoppe Road, Iowa. When detectives attempted to locate Lacour, they learned he had been...

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