30. July 2021
Lake Charles, LA – On March 30 Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office detectives received a complaint on Brahim B. El Hannaoui, 33, Panama City, FL, in reference to contractor fraud. During the investigation the victim advised deputies he hired Hannaoui, of Good Vibes Construction LLC, in December 2020. The victim paid Hannaoui over $7,000 to begin repairs on damages at his home caused by Hurricanes Laura and Delta. He also paid Hannaoui another $9,000 to begin an addition at the home. It was...
29. July 2021
Lake Charles, LA – From December 2020 until recently Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office Property Crimes detectives have been conducting investigations in reference to thefts of utility wires in the Vinton, Sulphur, and Moss Bluff areas. During the investigations it was discovered the suspects were cutting live wires from active utility poles, causing the loss of services for residents in the area where the thefts occurred. The wires were then stripped of the plastic casing and the metal...
29. July 2021
Lake Charles – Sheriff Tony Mancuso announced today the DNA of Joe Constance, who is responsible for the 2011 murder of his estranged wife, Mary “Jeannette” Duhon, was sent to a company that has the ability to create an aged picture from the suspect’s DNA. “The company, Parabon NanoLabs, uses DNA phenotyping to predict the physical appearance of an individual. They have the ability to produce a photograph of how the suspect would likely look today. They also have the ability to alter...
29. July 2021
Lake Charles, LA – On April 16, Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office detectives received a complaint on Jeffery S. McDowell, Jr., 27, 2309 St. Anthony Lane, Sulphur, in reference to contractor fraud. During the investigation the victim advised detectives she hired McDowell with Absolute Roofing & Remodeling to perform construction work at her residence. The victim stated in February she paid McDowell half the money up front to begin work. Prior to completing the job McDowell contacted the...
29. July 2021
Lake Charles, LA – On July 14 Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office detectives received a complaint from a local bank in Sulphur in reference to an employee, Barbara A. Chaisson, 55, 320 Cypress Street in Sulphur, committing fraud. During the investigation detectives we advised by bank personnel that Chaisson had been transferring money from numerous accounts and making withdrawals, without authorization. It was discovered Chaisson made over 30 unauthorized transactions from January 2019 to...
28. July 2021
Lake Charles, LA – On October 19, 2020, Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office detectives received a complaint in reference to possible contractor fraud. During the investigation the victim advised detectives in August 2020, she hired William D. Deremer III, 39, Pearland, TX, with Southern Outfitters, to complete tree removal along with other home repairs at her residence; initially paying him $28,000. The victim stated she learned Deremer falsified documents and sent them to her insurance...
28. July 2021
Lake Charles, LA – On July 26 around noon Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office detectives responded to a call at a local hotel on W. Prien Lake Road in Lake Charles in reference to several suspects removing copper wire and piping from the building. During the initial investigation detectives learned three individuals, Kelly R. Esthay, 51, 2339 Dolphin Drive, Lake Charles, Luke E. Fabry, 29, Round Up, MT, and Seth M. Cart, 23, 219 N. 3rd Street, Lake Charles, had been staying in one of the...
26. July 2021
Lake Charles, LA – The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office is hosting its annual Jr. Deputy Academy for children ages 11 to 14. The program teaches children the importance of their roles as citizens in our community by teaching leadership skills and the value of teamwork. Attendees will also gain a better understanding of the various roles our CPSO deputies play in our community. The program encourages good moral character, integrity, and strong leadership. The first of six consecutive...
26. July 2021
Lake Charles, LA – The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office is hosting a hunter’s education course on Wednesday, August 4 that will continue on Thursday, August 5. The course schedule is as follows: Wednesday, August 4 - 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. located at the Sulphur Parks & Recreation (SPAR) Carlyss Park Building, 6043 Carlyss Drive in Sulphur Thursday, August 5 – 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. located at the SPAR Carlyss Building Thursday, August 5 – 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. located at the...
23. July 2021
Lake Charles, LA – On July 22 Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office detectives arrested Leslie J. Chapman, 40, 4379 Hecker Road, Iowa, after an investigation revealed he was responsible for several burglaries. During the initial investigation detectives observed video footage at a local hotel on Highway 27 in Sulphur showing Chapman entering the laundry facility during the early morning hours on July 4. Detectives then observed him attempt to break into the change machine. Chapman failed to...

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