EGAN, LA (WAFB) - A Louisiana-based police officer was arrested by State Police after an investigation revealed evidence that he sexually abused two juveniles.
Officials say Damon Broussard, 37, of Egan, La., engaged in sexual activity with two children under the age of 15 on two separate occasions. Investigators also learned that both incidents happened several years ago, but did officials did not provide a specific timeframe.
Although Broussard is currently a police officer with the Lake Arthur Police Department, investigators do not believe the acts were committed while working for law enforcement.
He was placed under arrest on Wednesday, Dec. 10 and was booked into the Acadia Parish Jail. He's charged with molestation of a juvenile and aggravated rape.
Louisiana State Police will continue to work with our local, state and federal partners to locate anyone who preys on the innocence of a child. If you have any information about the sexual exploitation of children you are urged to call State Police Detectives at 337-262-3341.