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Indecent Behavior with a Juvenile - Monday, February 25, 2019

 

DATE:            MONDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2019
TO:                  ALL MEDIA OUTLETS
FROM:            SHERIFF LELAND FALCON
SUBJECT:      INDECENT BEHAVIOR WITH A JUVENILE – WARREN BLANCHARD

 

 

PIERRE PART– Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon reports the Friday evening arrest of Warren J. Blanchard, 70, of 106 Gary Street Pierre Part in connection with a sexual assault upon a juvenile.

 

On or about December 29, 2018, deputies responded to a complaint of alleged indecent behavior with a juvenile female.

 

Deputies met with the child and the mother who indicated that Warren J. Blanchard assaulted the juvenile at a home on Gary Street in Pierre Part.  Blanchard was a family friend.

 

A follow-up investigation was initiated.  During that investigation, interviews of the mother as well as the victim were conducted.  Detectives also conducted a broad range of scientific testing.

 

Based on those interviews, scientific testing and numerous related circumstances, detectives applied for and received an arrest warrant for Warren J. Blanchard.

 

The accused, Warren J. Blanchard, was arrested and booked into the Assumption Parish Detention Center on a charge of:

           

            *Indecent Behavior with a Juvenile – Sex Offender Registration Required

 

Blanchard remains incarcerated pending a bond hearing.

 

 

For additional information concerning this News Release, contact Sheriff Leland Falcon or Public Information Officer, Lonny Cavalier at 985-369-7281.