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ERIC SCOTT RADIO | LAKE CHARLES, LA. — On April 21, Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies were dispatched regarding the return of a 16 year old girl who was reported as a run-away the night before.

Upon arrival, deputies spoke with Michael P. Abshire, 28, 3200 Westwood Drive, Lot #31, Westlake, an acquaintance of the girl, who advised he took the girl into his home and had inappropriate sexual contact with the victim during the night she was reported as a run-away.
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ERIC SCOTT RADIO | LAKE CHARLES, LA. — On Sunday, April 20, at approximately 11:00 p.m., Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies were dispatched to a casino on Highway 109 South in Vinton, in reference to an armed robbery in the parking lot.

Upon arrival, deputies spoke with the two victims who advised while sitting inside their vehicle in the parking lot of the casino, they were approached by two men, later identified as Darius M. Mikel, 19, Houston, and Jacoven D. Levi, 19, Orange, Texas, who was armed with a handgun, and demanded money.
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ERIC SCOTT RADIO | LAKE CHARLES, LA. — The Calcasieu Parish Coroner, Dr. Terry Welke, has determined the cause of death of the two people who died Monday from a murder-suicide with a house fire at 7435 Elliott Road in Lake Charles. Sandra G. Russell, 69, died from a gunshot wound to the head and smoke inhalation.

Charles Russell, 65, died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head.
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ERIC SCOTT RADIO | LAKE CHARLES, LA. — On April 14, Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office detectives received a complaint regarding a 6 year old boy with what appeared to be a human bite mark on his cheek.

During the investigation, detectives discovered Geneva M. Young, 28, 810 Garden Drive, Westlake, a family member of the victim, bit the victim to discipline him and instructed him, if asked, to say his dog bit him.

When questioned by detectives, Young confirmed the allegations.
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ERIC SCOTT RADIO | LAKE CHARLES, LA. — On April 15, at approximately 11:00 p.m., a Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s deputy conducted a stop on a car near the intersection of McKinley and Buren Street in Lake Charles for a traffic violation.

When the deputy approached the car and spoke with the driver, Brian K. Williams, Sr., 35, 7624 Speck Drive, Lake Charles, he detected a strong odor of alcohol emitting from his breath and he appeared very unsteady on his feet. Williams advised the deputy that he had been drinking prior to driving.
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CPSO arrests man for 2nd Degree Battery

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ERIC SCOTT RADIO | LAKE CHARLES, LA. — On April 15 at approximately 5:30 p.m., Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies were dispatched to a Westlake home in reference to a battery.

During further investigation, deputies discovered during a verbal altercation between Roy W. Penny, 73, 235 Maddox Drive, Westlake, and the victim, Penny threw bleach on the victim, causing lesions and burns to the victim’s eyes. The victim was transported to a local hospital where she received treatment for her injuries.

Penny was arrested and booked into the Calcasieu Correction Center and charged with 2nd degree battery.
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ERIC SCOTT RADIO | LAKE CHARLES, LA. — On April 13, Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies were dispatched in reference to a complaint regarding Edward D. Brown, 54, 1313 Edith Street, Moss Bluff, observed physically abusing a 6 year old and a 7 year old family member on April 11.

When deputies arrived, they discovered Brown struck the two children several times with a belt, even striking the 7 year old while he was on the ground, causing welts and bruises.

When questioned by detectives, Brown confirmed the allegations.

Brown was arrested and booked into the Calcasieu Correctional Center and charged with 2 counts of cruelty to a juvenile and released on a $2,000 bond set by Judge Richard Wilson.
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Police have blown up two unattended backpacks found near the Boston Marathon’s finish line. They say they’ve taken a man into custody in connection with them.

Police spokesman Dave Estrada says the backpacks were discovered Tuesday evening, a year after two bombs in backpacks exploded at the end of the marathon and killed three people.
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A South Korean passenger ship carrying more than 470 people, including many high school students, is sinking off the country’s southern coast Wednesday after sending a distress call, officials said. There are no immediate reports of causalities.

The ship with 476 people including 325 high school students was sailing to the southern island of Jeju when it sent a distress call Wednesday morning as it began leaning to one side, according to Ministry of Security and Public Administration.
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AP

Miley Cyrus is in the hospital and unable to perform her “Bangerz” concert in Kansas City, Mo., as planned.

A spokeswoman for the singer says the 21-year-old canceled her performance Tuesday after she was hospitalized for a severe allergic reaction to antibiotics.
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