The Calcasieu District Attorney's Office has teamed with the Louisiana State Police and Lake Charles Police Department to provide additional enforcement in areas of the parish that show a high crash or high violation volume. These citations can be identified by a "B" in the box shown to the left. Further information is available below.
The program allows participants to have their citation considered for dismissal by the court date upon compliance with the following requirements:
Payment and form should be mailed to :
P.O. Box 3206
Lake Charles, La. 70602
You do not have to elect to participate in the diversion program. Should you choose not to participate, you may still contest your citation on your court date or pay the prefixed fine and court cost. Should you fail to comply with the above mentioned stipulations, your driving privileges will be suspended as indicated on your original citation.
Payment of these citations can be made before the court date by using the following schedule:
Miles over the speed limit Cost
31+ Call (337) 437-3421
Multiple violations Call (337) 437-3421
No Seatbelt $25.00
Non-moving violation $100.00
(Expired inspection sticker, expired license,
no proof of insurance, etc.)
Moving Violation $150.00
(Ran Red light, following too closely,
texting while driving, etc.)
All DWI Citations are not eligible for this program. You must appear in court.
If you have received a DRIVING UNDER SUSPENSION citation and have obtained a valid drivers license prior to your court date call (337) 437-3421. All other DRIVING UNDER SUSPENSIONS must appear in court.
If you have any questions, please contact the Traffic STP Department at (337)437-3421.