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Five arrested for lewd acts near Lake Charles Civic Center and I-10 Beach

Five men, ages ranging from 56 to 70, were arrested by detectives investigating several complaints regarding indecent behavior and lewd sexual acts happening in the public restrooms near the kids' water fountain at the north end of the Lake Charles Civic Center, and the restrooms at the I-10 beach.

During the undercover sting operation, detectives arrested the following five suspects who a Sheriff's Office spokesperson says were observed masturbating while inside the men's restroom areas in plain view. 

  • Bond for Henry P. Carrel, 70, of Sulphur, is set at $5,000.
  • Bond for Donald R. Duplechin, 65, of Lake Charles, is set at $5,000
  • Bond for Jimmie R. Fountain, 59, of Vinton, is set at $5,000
  • Bond for Dwight L. Freeman, 76, of Lake Charles, is set at $5,000
  • Bond for Richard H. Vincent, 56, of Lake Charles, is set at $4,000

All of the men were booked into the Calcasieu Correctional Center and charged with obscenity.

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