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Sheriff: Man arrested for molestation of juveniles, bond set at $300,000

Samuel Gonzales Jr. (Source: Assumption Parish Sheriff's Office) Samuel Gonzales Jr. (Source: Assumption Parish Sheriff's Office)
ASSUMPTION PARISH, LA (WAFB) -

The bond has been set at $300,000 for a man accused of molesting three juveniles between 1999 and 2008 in Assumption Parish.

Deputies with the Assumption Parish Sheriff's Office say a complaint was filed in December 2014 about one juvenile being sexually abused. The victim and other potential victims were interviewed.

The investigation revealed the abuse is reported to have taken place between 1999 and 2008.

Samuel Gonzales Jr., 46, of Barataria, La. was arrested Thursday and taken to the Assumption Parish Detention Center. He was charged with three counts of molestation of a juvenile. His bond has been set at $300,000.

This is an ongoing investigation and Detective Sergeant Donald Calamia is the lead investigator on this case. If you have any information concerning this case or others, please contact the Criminal Investigative Division at 985-526-1627 or Communications Division at 985-369-2912.

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