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Deputies arrest accused child molester

Jerry Tucker (Source: St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office) Jerry Tucker (Source: St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office)
CENTERVILLE, LA (WAFB) -

A man suspected of molesting a then 11-year-old girl in 2011 was arrested Monday evening.

Jerry Tucker, 52, of Basile, was transported from the Basile Police Department and booked into the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center in Centerville.

The St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office reported the investigation into the complaint began in August. According to reports, the detective assigned to the case learned Tucker inappropriately touched the victim on several occasions.

No bond was set.

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