Westlake Man Arrested for the 16th Time on Sex Offender Charges - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

Westlake Man Arrested for the 16th Time on Sex Offender Charges

The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office got information from three more victims against Charles L. Bergeron Sr.  Bergeron is currently incarcerated on other sex charges.

According to CPSO, a 20-year-old man said Bergeron performed oral sex on him at different times when the victim was 16-years-old. The victim also said this happened at Bergeron's house. Bergeron was charged with 25 counts of indecent behavior with a juvenile. Judge Michael Canaday set his bond at $2.5 million. 

A 23-year-old man said Bergeron gave him alchohol with Somas and Xanax before performing oral sex on him. Bergeron was charged with forcible rape and his bond was set at $750,000.

The third person to come forward was an 18-year-old man who said Bergeron performed oral sex on him numerous times when the victim was 13-years-old. The man said this took place at a Westlake cemetery and at Bergeron's house.  Bergeron was charged with 25 counts of oral sexual battery and 25 counts of indecent behavior with a juvenile.  Judge Michael Canaday set his bond on these 50 counts at $5 million.               

Bergeron was incarcerated in the Calcasieu Correctional Center on June 28th on two counts of molestation of a juvenile. His bond for those charges was set by Judge Michael Canaday at $1.3 million.        

Bergeron's total bond on all charges set by Judge Michael Canaday total $9.5 million.     

These latest arrests, added to earlier arrests dating back to 1975, add up to 16 arrests for sex crimes against children.       

The lead investigataor on this case is CPSO Detective Michael Primeaux.         

 

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