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Lake Charles man arrested for home invasion, domestic abuse aggravated assault

Press Release — On Saturday, July 30, 2016 at approximately 6pm, the Lake Charles Police Department responded to 700blk of West 18th Street in reference to a home invasion. Upon arrival Officers made contact with the residence and learned that a subject identified as Steven Budwine who had been in a domestic relationship with the victim had entered the residence without permission. He took property from the victim, battered the victim and also held a gun to the victim’s head and threaten to harm her. Budwine fled the residence once the police were contacted by a relative.

 On Sunday, July 31, 2016, Officers received information that Budwine was at 1612 Iowa Street. After making contact with him officers located the victim’s property in his possession. Budwine was arrested and booked into the Calcasieu Correctional Center on the following charges.

 Arrested Person: Steven Howard Budwine, BM, 36yoa, dob: 2-29-80, address: 1612 Iowa Street, Lake Charles, La

 Charges: Home Invasion, Domestic Abuse Aggravated Assault, Domestic Abuse Battery and Illegal Possession of Stolen Things.

 Judge Mike Canaday signed the warrant with a bond of $100,000 dollars