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ARREST OF CHARLES A. STROUGHTER - Friday, July 29, 2016

Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon reports the arrest of Charles A. Stroughter, age 48, of 16881 Mahoney Road, Pride, LA on charges of Indecent Behavior with a Juvenile which is a felony.

On July 7, 2016, a 16-year-old girl was brought to the Sheriff’s Criminal Investigative Division by her father. The young girl reported that she was at a camp in Pierre Part when another female asked her to use her phone. While the female was looking through the victim’s phone, she noticed there were numerous sexually oriented text messages from the accused, Charles Stroughter. The juvenile victim reported that Stroughter had committed a series of sexual acts upon her and tried to kiss her.

Based upon the information provided by the victim, witness accounts and the text messages, detectives filed an arrest warrant against Stroughter. He was arrested, booked and is currently incarcerated pending a bond hearing.