This just in from the Calcasieu Parish Sherriff's office.


On October 13, the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies were dispatched after receiving a complaint regarding Steve Hill, 31, 4220 E. Burton Street, Sulphur, physically abusing a 6 year old family member.

When deputies arrived, they observed bruises and marks on the victim’s face and body.  When questioned by detectives, Hill confirmed he used a leather belt to whip the victim several times in the face and on his body.  He was arrested and booked into the Calcasieu Correctional Center and charged with 1 count of cruelty to a juvenile.

Judge Ron Ware set his bond at $7,500.

CPSO Detective Steven Rathjen is the lead investigator on this case.