01. April 2020
Lake Charles, LA – Sheriff Tony Mancuso is warning the community of scams that are surfacing in the area in regards to COVID-19 stimulus checks. Please be aware that the federal government will NOT ask you to confirm personal or banking information by email, phone or text. They will also NOT demand a processing fee to expedite your stimulus payment. These are scams, not legitimate communications from the U.S. Department of Treasury. If you have received these messages, do not click on links...
31. March 2020
Lake Charles, LA – On March 28 Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office detectives received a complaint regarding James L. Jordan, 68, Lake Charles. During the initial investigation detectives were advised he had inappropriate sexual contact with a 23 year old woman. After speaking with detectives Jordan was arrested and booked into the Calcasieu Correctional Center and charged with felony sexual battery. Judge Michael Canaday set his bond at $50,000 CPSO Detective Melanie Veillon is the lead...
31. March 2020
Lake Charles – On March 28 around noon Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies received a call in reference to a possible body floating in the West Fork River off Frank Parker Road in Sulphur. When deputies arrived they observed what appeared to be a body floating in the river. CPSO Marine Division arrived on scene and located a deceased male. After further investigation the body has been identified as Robert J. Perkins, 41, Reeves. There appeared to be no signs of trauma and foul play...
28. March 2020
Lake Charles – Earlier today around noon Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies received a call in reference to a possible body floating in the West Fork River off Frank Parker Road in Sulphur. When deputies arrived they observed what appeared to be a body floating in the river. CPSO Marine Division arrived on scene and located a deceased male. Detectives attempted to identify the man but were unsuccessful. He is described as a white male, possibly in his mid to late fifties,...
27. March 2020
Lake Charles – On March 23 at approximately 10:30 p.m. Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies were dispatched to a mobile home park off Patton Street in Sulphur in reference to a complaint of a suspicious car. When deputies arrived they observed the car near the gate to the park. When deputies approached the car they observed a man, later identified as Kenneth T. Selvage, 34, Baker, LA, in the driver’s seat sleeping with the vehicle on and in drive. Once deputies woke Selvage and...
27. March 2020
Lake Charles, LA – On March 3 Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office detectives received a complaint in reference to a theft at a grocery store on 3rd Avenue in Lake Charles. Upon further investigation detectives learned on the previous day two suspects cashed an altered Coinstar receipt at the store. Detectives were able to obtain surveillance photos from the store and the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office is asking the public for assistance in identifying the man and woman seen in the...
23. March 2020
Lake Charles – The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office is investigating a hit and run that occurred on Saturday, March 14 at approximately 8:00 p.m. in a parking lot located off Sam Houston Jones Parkway in Moss Bluff. During the initial investigation detectives learned a truck backed into a car parked in the parking lot, causing damage to the car. CPSO is asking anyone who can identify the truck seen in this photograph, or anyone with information about this case, to contact the lead...
16. March 2020
Lake Charles, LA – On March 11 Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies received a complaint in reference to a vehicle burglary that occurred on Fontenot Road in Westlake earlier that morning. CPSO Vehicle Crimes Investigation Unit detectives learned the suspect stole a handgun from the unlocked vehicle. Detectives were able to obtain surveillance footage of the suspect from homes in the area where the burglary occurred and the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office is asking the public for...

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