Sulphur man accused of molesting juvenile

Sulphur man accused of molesting juvenile
Dennis Wesley Istre, 56, Sulphur (Source: Sulphur Police Department)

SULPHUR, La. (KPLC) - A Sulphur man has been arrested following accusations that he molested a juvenile, according to the Sulphur Police Department.

Capt. Jason Gully says officers were dispatched to a residence on Henning Drive after receiving a call about a disturbance on Apr. 18, 2020.

While on scene officers were told that Dennis Wesley Istre, 56, had inappropriately touched a juvenile victim.

Officers say they were able to confirm the allegations and later arrested Istre who was booked into the Sulphur City Jail for aggravated battery, molestation of a juvenile, and indecent behavior with a juvenile.

Judge Canaday has set Istre’s bond at $900,000.

According to the Sulphur Police Department, Istre has been arrested for similar sex offenses outside of Sulphur.

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