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ERIC SCOTT RADIO | LAKE CHARLES, LA. — On May 4, 2013 at approximately 1:50 AM L.C.P.D. Corporal S. Touchet & Officer S. Tatum investigated a stolen vehicle complaint which occurred at 1301 Ryan Street OB’s parking lot. As Officers were investigating this complaint they put a bolo out for the stolen vehicle. Shortly thereafter officer observed the stolen vehicle pull up at a stop sign eastbound on 2nd Street. When L.C.P.D. Officers tried to stop the stolen vehicle, the driver refused & a vehicle pursuit ensued. The suspect driving the vehicle crashed into a fence at 1708 21st Street then fled on foot. Cpl. Fontenot and his K-9 were deployed and K-9 tracked from vehicle to 1608 21st Street. Officers made contact with Michael DeVille at the residence read him his rights then questioned him and he admitted to stealing vehicle.

Detective Fondel was called out to handle follow up on this case and interviewed the suspect and obtained a statement. During the interview suspect admitted taking vehicle from OB’s parking lot due to not having a ride home and he didn’t feel like walking.

Arrested: Michael Joseph DeVille, 24 year old black male, address 1608 21st Street Lake Charles, La. 70601


Auto Theft, Aggravated Flight from an officer, reckless operation of a motor vehicle, hit & run. Bond has been set as follows: Auto theft – $5,000.00, Reckless operation of a motor vehicle – $1,000.00, Aggravated flight from an officer – $5,000.00, Hit and Run – $1,000.00 – Total Bond: $12,000.00.

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