Apparently the police do not mind using a criminal law that has been proved to be outdated and based on faulty medical presumptions. Recently, in a Louisiana case a Lake Charles man was arrested and charged with a crime for spitting on a police officer. Authorities charged him with intentional exposure of the Aids virus, which carries a maximum 11-year prison sentence.
Authorities in Lake Charles have arrested two people in connection to a meth lab. The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office reported that the arrests were made following officers being dispatched to a residence where a suspicious odor was detected. The two individuals in the home, purportedly the residents, were taken into custody and have since been charged with serious drug charges.
The recent economic crisis has left some people scrambling to make ends meet. Unfortunately, some people feel that they have to resort to illegal means in order to get the finances they need to sustain their lives. Often, however, this leaves them charged with a crime.
Local police report that a Habitat for Humanity project located in Lake Charles has been the subject of several attacks. They are searching for the persons said to be responsible. Once found, the responsible person or persons will likely be charged with a crime.
The city of Lake Charles, Louisiana, does not take drug activity lightly. As a result, law enforcement officials have compiled an antidrug task force in the area. The Combined Anti-Drug Task Force, also known as the CAT Team, recently completed an investigation into alleged drug activity taking place at a home on Katherine Street and at the Baymont Inn on the MLK Highway. The CAT Team made several arrests as a result of the investigation. Now, five men are facing drug charges.