Lake Charles man arrested and charged with multiple sex crimes

John J. Baccigalopi, Jr. (Source: CPSO)
John J. Baccigalopi, Jr. (Source: CPSO)

LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) - A man has been arrested and charged with incest and 40 counts of indecent behavior with a juvenile.

40-year old John Baccigalopi, Jr. from Lake Charles was booked into the Calcasieu Correctional Center on Wednesday.

The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office investigated a claim that he made sexually inappropriate comments to a 16-year old family member and her 14-year old friend.

The investigation found that he reportedly made the comments to the girls on several occasions over the past couple of years. The 16-year old girl also said Baccigalopi had inappropriate sexual contact with her on one occasion.

Judge Wilford Carter has set his bond at $25,000.

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