Man arrested for alleged sex with a 15-year-old

The following is a Press Release from Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office:

On December 18 around 6:00 a.m., Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office detectives were dispatched to a hotel on Highway 90 in Lake Charles in reference to Reginald E. Nelson, 28, of Lake Charles, having a 15-year-old girl inside of a motel room.

When deputies arrived they discovered Nelson inside a motel room with the girl and when questioned by deputies he confirmed to having inappropriate sexual contact with her on a previous occasion.  The girl was an acquaintance of Nelson.

Nelson was arrested and booked into Calcasieu Correctional Center and charged with 2 counts of felony carnal knowledge of a juvenile; and contributing to the delinquency of a juvenile.

Judge Clayton Davis set his bond at $15,000.

CPSO Detective Jerry Childress is lead investigator in the case.  CPSO Deputy Scott Hebert was the arresting deputy.