Former police officer convicted of indecent behavior bonds out of jail during appeal

Former police officer convicted of indecent behavior bonds out of jail during appeal
Owen Ockman Jr. (Source: Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office)
Owen Ockman Jr. (Source: Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office)

GONZALES, LA (WAFB) - A former Sorrento and Gonzales police officer convicted of indecent behavior with a juvenile has bonded out of jail.

Owen Ockman Jr.,35, was released Thursday afternoon after posting a $125,000 bond.

Ockman Jr., who was convicted of molesting a teen girl over the course of four years, was sentenced to 5 years in prison Monday. His lawyer then filed to appeal the sentence.

The judge then set Ockman Jr.'s bond at $125,000.

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