Lake Charles Trooper Placed on Leave Following Off-Duty DWI Arrest

Published 3:37 pm Friday, June 24, 2022

Baton Rouge, LA – Yesterday, Louisiana State Police Troop D was contacted by the Atlanta Police Department in reference to the arrest of an off-duty Louisiana State Trooper.  Officials with the Atlanta Police Department indicated that shortly before 2:00am yesterday morning, 34-year-old Aubin Young of Lake Charles was arrested for DWI and other traffic charges following a traffic stop.  Young, currently assigned to patrol in the Troop D Lake Charles area, has been placed on administrative leave pending the investigation with all law enforcement property recovered by the department.  Young has been employed with LSP since 2017.

According to reports from the Atlanta Police Department, the incident occurred when an officer observed Young traveling in the wrong direction on a city street.  Upon conducting a traffic stop and coming into contact with Young, the Officer suspected impairment and completed a series of standardized field sobriety tests. Young was placed under arrest for DWI and later transported to the City of Atlanta Jail.