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.
The Calcasieu Parish Police Jury set its parishwide burn ban on fire this past week, allowing residents in the unincorporated areas of the parish to resume whatever burning activities they need to perform. The ban was officially lifted Friday.