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Posted Aug 31, 2014 at 10:00 AM

The City of Sulphur inspector arrested in July was indicted Thursday on one count of abuse of office. Joseph Dean Simon, 52, had been arrested in July by the Sulphur Police Department and charged with abuse of office.

Posted Aug 27, 2014 at 1:00 PM

Authorities have arrested two men after the duo led law enforcement in a reportedly 20 minute car chase from Lake Charles to Sulphur last Saturday night.

Updated Aug 22, 2014 at 5:05 PM

On Thursday, over 30 deputies with the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office took part in a Canine Encounters Law Enforcement Training (CELET) course in order to get a better understanding on how deal with dog encounters on a daily basis.

Updated Aug 16, 2014 at 9:58 AM

A city ordinance spelling out what type of alcoholic beverage sales are allowed on Sundays had to be clarified recently for some local businesses. Sulphur Police Chief Lewis Coats informed the City Council on Monday night that he had received some...

Updated Aug 13, 2014 at 10:26 AM

Thierbach, 41, resigned in early May as a joint internal investigation into the shooting was being wrapped up by the Sulphur Police Department and the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office.

Updated Aug 12, 2014 at 9:32 PM

A lawsuit related to the fatal shooting of a dog named Arzy during the arrest of two men in the Southwest Daily News parking lot back in April has been filed in federal court against the former Sulphur police officer involved – Brian Thierbach...

Posted Aug 11, 2014 at 12:30 PM

The Sulphur Police Department reports that on August 7, 2014 officers of the department investigated two accidents reporting one injury and responded to several incidents resulting in seven arrests.

Updated Aug 11, 2014 at 11:39 AM

The suspect is a black male wearing a white t-shirt and camouflage pants. If you recognize this man or know anything about the crime, please contact Detective Gaudet at 337-491-1311 or Crime stoppers at 439-2222.

Posted Aug 10, 2014 at 10:30 AM

Two Sulphur men have been charged with multiple counts of burglary and theft in connection to an investigation of homes under construction being broken into and having copper wire removed from them.

Updated Aug 6, 2014 at 9:58 AM

Deputies reportedly discovered Kevin Jarvis, 39, of Sallier Road in Sulphur, allegedly having sexual intercourse with a 13 year-old girl inside of a vehicle.

Updated Aug 4, 2014 at 8:44 AM

A traffic stop on a car near the intersection of Hwy. 171 and Parish Road here has led to the arrest of a Moss Bluff man for his fourth DWI offense. Christopher J. Daniels, 24, of Gateway Drive, has also been charged with driving under suspension...

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