CPSO

ERIC SCOTT RADIO | LAKE CHARLES, LA. — On January 29, the Combined Anti-Drug Task Force (C.A.T. Team) along with the assistance of the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office Anti-Crime, Tactical & Training Unit (ACT-Team) executed a search warrant at the home of Kenneth R. Chieves, 37, 1506 13th Street, Lake Charles, after an investigation revealed multiple incidents of drug activity at the home.

During the search of the home, detectives located approximately 48 grams of methamphetamine, 3 grams of powder cocaine, 6 grams of crack cocaine, and several small baggies of marijuana. Detectives also located a 40 caliber handgun, along with over $1,600 cash.

Chieves, who is currently on parole for a previous possession of CDS II conviction, was arrested and booked into the Calcasieu Correctional Center. He is charged with possession of marijuana; possession of CDS II (powder cocaine) with intent to distribute; possession of CDS II (crack cocaine) with intent to distribute; possession of CDS II (methamphetamine) with intent to distribute; possession of a firearm in the presence of CDS; and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. Chieves was also charged on a warrant for distribution of CDS II (methamphetamine) in connection with a separate case.

Judge David Ritchie has set his bond at $705,000.

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