The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office is investigating a hit-and-run that occurred in a parking lot on Sam Houston Jones Parkway in Moss Bluff on Friday, January 7, 2022, at approximately 9:30 p.m.
A Louisiana man has been sentenced to prison for operating an unlicensed money transmitting business stemming from his sale of bitcoin to customers, followed by customer complaints that Yusko had defrauded them by failing to deliver the agreed-upon bitcoin after taking their money.
A Sulphur man has been arrested for allegedly stealing more than $300,000 from a nonprofit he worked with.
Plans to Develop $100 Million Transmission Control Center in Louisiana Announced by Governor Edwards and American Electric Power
Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards and American Electric Power Chairman, President, and CEO Nicholas Akins announced a $100 million investment in the development of a new Shreveport Transmission Control Center by AEP, which manages the nation’s largest electricity transmission system (STCC).
A Louisiana man has been arrested and charged with the distribution of fentanyl, along with several other drug and firearm charges.
A Louisiana man has pled guilty to distribution of methamphetamine and now faces up to twenty years in prison, a fine of up to $1,000,000.00, and at least three years of supervised release following any term of imprisonment as a result of his plea.
Calcasieu Parish and Southwest Louisiana Traffic and Roadwork
The latest articles about traffic and roadwork happening in Calcasieu Parish and Southwest Louisiana
A cold front that is passing through Louisiana and could bring wintry precipitation. A mixture of rain, freezing rain, and/or ice is expected to affect much of Louisiana beginning Thursday night and continuing into Friday. This weather event may have an impact on motorists due to the possibility of wintry precipitation accumulating on roadway surfaces.
The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) announced on January 19, 2022, that 21 projects were awarded on January 12, 2022, throughout the state. Sixteen contractors submitted apparent bids totaling $60.7 million.
The Federal Highway Administration announced a program that will allocate $26.5 billion to states for bridge repairs and infrastructure projects. The Bridge Formula Program, which was made possible by the passing of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Act, will provide Louisiana with nearly $1 billion over the next five years as part of this new initiative, with $202.6 million given this fiscal year.
I-10 westbound at US 171 will be closed until approximately 7:15 am due to an overturned tractor-trailer blocking all lanes.
Arrest Reports for Calcasieu Parish
Calcasieu Parish Booking Report for January 12, 2022.
Calcasieu Parish Booking Report for January 11, 2022.
Calcasieu Parish Booking Report for January 10, 2022.
Calcasieu Parish Booking Report for January 9, 2022.