Year-long investigation leads to arrest of man accused of having sex with a juvenile

Year-long investigation leads to arrest of man accused of having sex with a juvenile

THIBODAUX, LA (WAFB) - A 28-year-old man has been arrested and charged with felony carnal knowledge of a juvenile for a crime which happened in 2014.

Warrants were obtained for Bernard Pharagood, 28, after a year-long investigation that began when the victim and the victim's mother reported the alleged crime.

Officials with the Thibodaux Police Department say Pharagood turned himself into the police on Saturday, Oct. 31. He was released from the Lafourche Parish Detention Center after posting a $10,000 bond.

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