The Memorial day holiday has past but that doesn't mean that local law enforcement is laying off the checkpoints in the area. The State police along with the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office (CPSO) will be conducting checkpoints and roving patrols in the Parish through Sunday.
The Louisiana State Police will conduct a DWI and seat belt checkpoint Friday night February 27th and Sergeant James Anderson says the checkpoint will be somewhere in Calcasieu Parish.
In an effort to increase seatbelt usage and combat impaired driving in our area, Louisiana State Police Troop D plans to conduct a seatbelt compliance and DWI checkpoint on Friday, February 27, 2015, from approxim
It started with a two vehicle accident in the inside lane on I-10 westbound just west of Welch. It ended when another vehicle became involved and hit the driver (of one of the first vehicles.) The Lafayette man was pronounced dead on the scene.
I can remember President Reagan telling Americans that they should be responsible for helping each other instead of the counting on the government for everything. This would be a perfect example of that