Waguespack reports that in December 2014 a complaint was filed about a juvenile
being sexually abused. The
Assumption Parish Sheriff’s Criminal Investigative Division initiated an
investigation interviewing the victim and other potential victims. The abuse is reported to have taken place
between 1999 and 2008 and involved 3 juveniles.
After a lengthy investigation by the Assumption Parish Sheriff’s
Criminal Investigation Division, on April 8, 2015 the case was presented to an
Assumption Parish Grand jury by the District Attorney’s Office. A true bill of indictment was signed for three
counts of violations of LRS 14:81.2, Molestation of a Juvenile. Samuel Gonzales, Jr, W/M, age 46 of 4991
Kaylee Lane, Barataria, La. was arrested on 9 April 2015 in Ascension Parish on
3 counts of molestation of a juvenile.
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.
Samuel F. Gonzales, Jr. was booked in the Assumption Parish
Detention Center on April 10th, 2015 for 3 counts of LRS 14:81.2, Molestation
of a Juvenile. His bond has been set at $300,000
and he is still in custody as of the time of this release.
additional information concerning this News Release, contact Sheriff Mike
Waguespack at 985-637-6392 or Public Information Officer, Robert Martin at
985-369-7281 or 985-398-0430.