LOUISIANA: Brent Walker scores 4th career DWI; Patrick Richard now up to #3 DWI; Alex Lemoine racks up 4th DWI

Calcasieu Sheriff Tony Mancuso

Brent Walker Scores 4th Career DWI

On March 7 at approximately 1:30 p.m. a Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office deputy conducted a traffic stop on a car near the intersection of Heard Road and Constance Lane in Lake Charles. 

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 When the deputy spoke with the driver, Brent Walker, 43, 4401 5th Avenue Apt. N98, Lake Charles, he could smell the odor of an alcoholic beverage emitting from his breath.  The deputy also observed him to have watery bloodshot eyes.  When the deputy spoke with Walker he advised he had one beer prior to driving his car.  During the investigation, the deputy learned Walker, who was convicted of DWI 3rd in 2015, had a suspended driver’s license.  The deputy also located a beer can and a small wine bottle, both opened, inside the car.    

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After Walker performed poorly on a standard field sobriety test, he was arrested and transported to the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office, where a breath intoxilyzer test revealed he was over the legal limit.  He was booked into the Calcasieu Correctional Center and charged with DWI 4th, failure to maintain a lane; obstructing a public passage; open alcoholic container in a motor vehicle; and a suspended driver’s license.  Judge Ron Ware set his bond at $27,000.

CPSO Sr. Cpl. Cameron Hicks was the arresting deputy on this case.

DEPUTY ARRESTS PATRICK RICHARD
FOR DWI 3RD

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Lake Charles –

The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff reports that on February 27, 2020, at approximately 10:00 p.m. a Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office deputy conducted a traffic stop on a truck near the intersection of 12th Street and 6th Avenue in Lake Charles. 

 When the deputy spoke with the driver, Patrick Richard, 50, 2024 7th Avenue, Lake Charles, he could smell the odor of an alcoholic beverage emitting from his person.  The deputy also observed him to have slightly bloodshot eyes and unsteady balance.  When the deputy spoke with Richard he advised he had several beers prior to driving his truck.   

After Richard, who has two previous DWI arrests, performed poorly on a standard field sobriety test, he was arrested and transferred to the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office, where a breath intoxilyzer test revealed he was over the legal limit.  He was booked into the Calcasieu Correctional Center and charged with DWI 3rd; and a traffic violation.  Richard was released the following day on a $11,000 bond set by Judge Robert Wyatt.

CPSO Deputy Robert Nordan IV was the arresting deputy on this case.

The aroma of booze was the first tipoff to Deputy that Alex Lemoine was DWI – his 4th award in a career of driving while impaired

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Lake Charles –

On January 23 at approximately 8:20 p.m. Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies initiated a traffic stop on a truck near Common Street and 11th Street in Lake Charles for a traffic violation.

When deputies spoke with the driver, Alex J. Lemoine, 29, 701 11th Street, Lake Charles, they detected an odor of alcohol emitting from his person.  Deputies also observed him to have bloodshot eyes.  While speaking with Lemoine he stated to deputies he drank a beer and a shot of vodka.  Deputies also learned Lemoine had a suspended driver’s license for prior DWI arrests and was convicted of DWI 3rd in October of 2019.    

After Lemoine performed poorly on a standard field sobriety test, he was arrested and transferred to the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office, where a breath intoxilyzer test revealed he was over the legal limit.  He was booked into the Calcasieu Correctional Center and charged with DWI 4th; operating a vehicle while under suspension for prior offenses; and a traffic violation.  Judge Clayton Davis set his bond at $5,550. 

CPSO Sr. Cpl. Craig Guillory Jr., and Cpl. Rodney Daigle are the arresting deputies on this case.