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Updated Jul 4, 2015 at 4:57 PM

Sulphur Police have identified the deceased man found in a canal near north Beglis Pkwy and Weekly Road this morning as Jose Luis Zerr, Jr., 33, of Sulphur. The cause of death is unknown and still being investigated.The SPD received the call about the body at around 9:40 this morning.

Posted Jul 3, 2015 at 5:00 PM

According to a Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office news release, it was on June 29, that the department received two complaints alleging that Robert Lee Sargent, Sr., 56, of Deer Run Road, Lake Charles, had sexual contact with two girls.

Posted Jul 1, 2015 at 12:30 PM

Ahead of a long holiday weekend, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is warning boaters about operating vessels while intoxicated.

Posted Jun 26, 2015 at 2:00 PM

The Calcasieu Parish Regional Law Enforcement Training Academy completed its 111th Basic Academy by conducting graduation ceremonies on Thursday for 35 officers representing 12 agencies in the five-parish area.

Posted Jun 25, 2015 at 10:45 AM

Convicted felon Joe Matthew Constance, 47, was added to the FBI's Wanted fugitive list today for his alleged involvement in the murder of his estranged wife in south Lake Charles on June 5, 2011.

Posted Jun 22, 2015 at 10:30 AM

A New Orleans man was sentenced Thursday to 18 months in prison for possessing counterfeit credit cards in order to make illegal purchases.

Posted Jun 21, 2015 at 5:00 PM

Houston Vice reportedly learned from cell phone pings that the girl, from Texas, was using a phone in the vicinity of a local hotel located on Lake Street in Lake Charles. During further investigation CPSO Vice learned that the girl was allegedly...

Posted Jun 20, 2015 at 2:30 PM

On June 17, a jury convicted William Chester Farry, 30, of one count of armed robbery for entering a home on Marsalise Drive in Sulphur on May 30, 2009 and demanding money from a male and female victim inside.

Posted Jun 19, 2015 at 5:00 PM

A Tennessee couple has been arrested for allegedly possessing marijuana after being stopped for a traffic violation on I-10.

Posted Jun 19, 2015 at 12:30 PM

“We do expect an increase in criminal activity only because we're expecting our population to grow by, possibly, 10 percent,” Commander Matt Vezinot with the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office told Sulphur Rotarians at their Wednesday,...

Posted Jun 19, 2015 at 10:30 AM

Two separate vehicle inspections by Town of Vinton police officers during the weekend of June 14-15 reportedly uncovered a methamphetamine lab, evidence of a counterfeiting ring and a stolen vehicle.

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