Westlake man arrested for sex crimes

Richard Hollyfield (Source: CPSO)
Richard Hollyfield (Source: CPSO)

LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) - Authorities with the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office arrested a Westlake man on Sunday and charged him with sex crimes involving two juvenile girls.

Officials received a complaint on Friday, July 30 that 40-year-old Richard L. Hollyfield had inappropriate sexual contact with two girls, ages 10 and 12. Hollyfield was reportedly an acquaintance of the victims' family.

An investigation revealed that Hollyfield allegedly had inappropriate sexual contact with the girls at a house in Sulphur on Thursday, July 29.

Hollyfield was questioned on Sunday about the incident. According to authorities, he stated that he could not remember if he had or had not acted inappropriately with the girls.

Detectives arrested and booked Hollyfield into the Calcasieu Correctional Center and charged him with two counts of sexual battery and two counts of indecent behavior with juveniles.

A judge set his bond at $50,000.

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