Fraudulent document at Lake Charles OMV leads to arrest
POSTED: Thursday, October 4, 2012 - 2:30pm
UPDATED: Thursday, October 4, 2012 - 2:34pm
LAKE CHARLES, LA — On September 14, 2012, officials with the Louisiana Office of Motor Vehicles (OMV) in Lake Charles contacted Louisiana State Police detectives and reported that someone presented a fraudulent medical evaluation form in an effort to obtain a state-issued commercial driver’s license. The individual was identified as 46-year-old Darrell Goodly of Lake Charles.
On October 1, 2012, Troopers located and arrested Goodly for filing a false public record. Goodly was booked into the Calcasieu Parish Correctional Center. Bond was set at $2,500.
Goodly faces up to 5 years in prison and a $5,000 fine if he is convicted.
The Louisiana Office of Motor Vehicles and the Louisiana State Police will continue to work together to safeguard the integrity of state-issued driver’s licenses.