UPDATE: Tuesday, 11:52 a.m. -- The shooter is being identified as George D. Lowdins, who has been charged with been charged with attempted first-degree murder, possession of a firearm by a felon, resisting an officer by flight and domestic abuse battery. Lowdins ambushed Benoit from a closet. Louisiana State Police have taken over the investigation.
UPDATE: 1:03 p.m. -- The officer is being ide
Operation 27 was a combined effort by the Louisiana State Police, the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office, the Lake Charles Police Department, Homeland Security, The Drug Enforcement Agency and the Calcasieu Parish District Attorney's Office. The arrest total stands at 24 now with more coming. We have a list of those who were busted for you.
On March 11, at approximately 4:00 a.m., Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies were dispatched to a Sulphur gas station regarding two men sleeping inside a car parked at the gas pumps.