Southwest Daily News - Sulphur, LA

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Posted Apr 17, 2015 at 5:00 PM

Officials have charged Clayton Woodard, 24, of Starks, with DWI and vehicular homicide in connection to a fatal car crash in March.

Posted Apr 17, 2015 at 12:30 PM

The driver, who was later identified as 23-year-old Talandis O. Cotton of Port Allen, and originally from Houston, led troopers on a chase through western Calcasieu Parish. Three minutes into the chase, Cotton reportedly threw a package out of his...

Posted Apr 10, 2015 at 5:00 PM

The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office is warning area residents of a panhandler, Justin Ray Manuel, 34, of Westlake, who has been frequenting local businesses in Calcasieu Parish and targeting elderly citizens and vulnerable shoppers.

Posted Apr 8, 2015 at 5:00 PM

On April 3, at approximately 2:30 a.m., a Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's deputy located a car in a business parking lot with Michael A. Thomas, 29, 7637 Lacassine Street, Hayes, passed out in the driver's seat while the car was running.

Posted Apr 1, 2015 at 5:00 PM

According to SPD spokesperson Mel Estess, the suspect or suspects reportedly used a BB or pellet gun, and the damage occurred at multiple locations on the west side of Sulphur.

Updated Mar 27, 2015 at 9:13 AM

According to a Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office news release, it was on Wednesday, March 25, at approximately 1:30 p.m., that a white male reportedly robbed the USA Super Stop located at 2701 South Beglis Parkway in Sulphur.

Posted Mar 25, 2015 at 2:30 PM

According to a Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office news release, it was on March 21, at approximately 11:30 p.m., that deputies received a call about a possible burglary in the Moss Bluff area.

Posted Mar 22, 2015 at 2:30 PM

On March 18, Michael L. Tyree, Jr., was arrested, booked into the Calcasieu Correctional Center and charged with theft $5,000 to $25,000. He has been released on a $10,000 bond set by Judge Robert Wyatt.

Posted Mar 22, 2015 at 10:30 AM

Richard White, 63, had been shot Friday night as he chased an unarmed Transportation Security Administration agent through a concourse full of frightened travelers — and in the direction of a sheriff's deputy, who drew her gun and fired three...

Updated Mar 20, 2015 at 10:26 AM

A Sulphur man who has reportedly had at least four domestic abuse battery convictions within the last nine years has been arrested after allegedly slapping a juvenile.

Posted Mar 18, 2015 at 3:00 PM

Durst, the 71-year-old millionaire, is in custody in Louisiana on gun charges while awaiting a transfer to Los Angeles to face murder charges in the death of his friend Susan Berman 15 years ago.

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