ERIC SCOTT RADIO | LAKE CHARLES, LA. — On January 28, the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office Compliance and Awareness Program Unit (CAP) received information from Allen Parish officials regarding convicted sex offender Ronnie L. Cowan, Jr., 38, formerly of Oakdale, possible residing in at a home on Jim Pickens Road in Sulphur.

CPSO Detectives located and arrested Cowan at 208 Jim Pickens Road, Sulphur, and he was booked into the Calcasieu Correctional Center and charged with failure to register as a sex offender.

As required by law, when a sex offender moves they must notify the parish/county they are registered in of their plan to move and then must register within three (3) days with the parish/county they have moved to.

Cowan was convicted of felony carnal knowledge of a juvenile in Beauregard Parish in September 1998.

His bond is still pending.

CPSO Detective Allison Toups is the lead investigator on this case.

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