CPSO searching for hit and run suspect who killed two dogs

Published 4:10 pm Monday, June 24, 2019

Press Release — Lake Charles –  On June 12 at approximately 8:30 p.m., the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to the Ham Reid Rd. near Lake St. in front of Leap into Learning Day Care in Lake Charles in reference to a hit and run.

 The suspect vehicle as traveling east on Ham Reid Rd. at a high rate of speed when it narrowly missed a pedestrian but did strike and kill two dogs being walked on a leash by the pedestrian.  The vehicle is believed to be a silver 2010 Infinity G37.  It was closely followed by a small black car, unknown make and model.  It is believed the vehicles were traveling together.  The suspect vehicle suffered obvious damage to the lower front passenger headlight area including missing body panels.

If anyone knows of a vehicle matching this description or has information about this hit & run, please contact CPSO Sgt. Bryan Guth at (337) 491-3846.