Southwest Daily News - Sulphur, LA

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Posted May 3, 2016 at 11:00 AM

It was announced earlier this month that retiring PRO Lt. Mike Williams will retire and hand the reins to Lt. Jake Cauvin. The 12-year veteran of the department has served in a variety of capacities including corrections and K-9 and as a patrol deputy.

Posted May 2, 2016 at 12:30 PM

A Moss Bluff man was taken into custody by law enforcement on charges of cruelty and exploitation of the infirmed.

Posted May 1, 2016 at 5:00 PM

Due to an increase in activity of door-to-door solicitation, the City of Sulphur reminds residents of an ordinance already in place to protect against this.

Posted May 1, 2016 at 10:30 AM

Former Sulphur police officer Brian L. Thierbach, who shot and killed a dog in the parking lot of the Southwest Daily News in April 2014, pleaded no contest Thursday, April 28, to a charge of simple cruelty to animals in state district court.

Posted Apr 30, 2016 at 10:00 AM

In two separate investigations, the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office has arrested to local women for theft from their employers. One involved a business in Sulphur.

Posted Apr 29, 2016 at 2:30 PM

The decision upholds the life sentence David Caleb Fontenot received after he was convicted in 2014 of second degree murder in the shooting death of Stephin Wayne Bergeron, 20, in Carlyss.

Updated Apr 28, 2016 at 1:03 PM

An ongoing domestic violence situation ended in tragedy here Thursday morning, when an estranged husband murdered his wife in a field near her parents' house and then turned his gun on himself to commit suicide.

Posted Apr 24, 2016 at 2:00 PM

The documents, kept in a secure room in the basement of the Capitol, contain information from the joint congressional inquiry into "specific sources of foreign support for some of the Sept. 11 hijackers while they were in the United States."

Posted Apr 23, 2016 at 12:30 PM

On Friday, Mayor Mitch Landrieu and City Council members introduced the proposed gun laws. The ordinance, as drafted, largely duplicates state and federal laws that exist, and some experts questioned how effective the city ordinance would be.

Posted Apr 21, 2016 at 12:30 PM

Saturday, April 30, will mark the end of Asst. Chief Billy Craddock's 31-year career in law enforcement at the Sulphur Police Department (SPD).

Posted Apr 13, 2016 at 12:30 PM

The program, which ran intermittently from 1980 through 2008 and full-time since then, employs law enforcement officers from throughout the parish to work overtime details to enforce traffic and other laws including seatbelt, DWI checkpoints, child...

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