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Breaux Bridge Man Arrested On Incest And Molestation Charges - 12/12/2011 -

PRESS RELEASE - December 12, 2011 5:45 p.m.
Contact: Major Ginny Higgins
             Public Information Officer
             St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office
             (337) 394-3071

(St. Martinville, La.) - On December 7, 2011 an investigation was initiated in reference to an alleged sexual assault of a juvenile. During the course of the investigation, an additional juvenile victim came forward alleging she was also sexually abused. All of the incidents occurred within the months of August 2011 to November 2011 in St. Martin Parish. Through the course of the investigation the suspect was identified as Dwight Landry 57, Breaux Bridge.

On December 12, 2011 the St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office arrested Mr. Landry and he was booked into the St. Martin Parish Correctional Center on the following charges:

La. R.S. 14:78.1 Aggravated Incest
La. R.S. 14:81.2 Molestation of a Juvenile

Hisbond was set at $120,000 and he was ordered to have no contact with anyone under the age of 18.


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