Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office Arrests Lake Charles Man for Felony Sexual Battery

Published August 17, 2020

On August 15, 2020, Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office detectives received a complaint regarding Herbert J. Gauthier, 62, 5528 Collins Street, Lake Charles, having inappropriate sexual conduct with two boys, ages 17 and 15.

During the initial investigation, detectives spoke with Gauthier who confirmed the allegations against him. He was arrested and booked into the Calcasieu Correctional Center and charged with felony sexual battery; and indecent behavior with a juvenile. Judge Michael Canaday set his bond at $500,000.

CPSO Detective Jacob Dore is the lead investigator on this case.