LAKE ARTHUR, LA (KPLC) - A Lake Arthur police officer has been charged with aggravated rape and molestation of a juvenile, state police said.
Troop I spokesman Stephen Hammons said 37-year-old Damon Broussard, of Egan, was arrested Tuesday following an investigation.
"During the investigation, detectives found that Broussard engaged in sexual activity several years ago with a child who was under 15," Hammons said in a news release. "Detectives also discovered that Broussard engaged in sexual activity with a different child, who under 13."
Hammons said that there is no indication the alleged incidents occurred during Broussard's duties as an officer.