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Lake Charles man arrested for felony sexual battery

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Posted at 12:28 PM, Aug 17, 2020

A Lake Charles man was arrested on Saturday, August 15 following a complaint that he had inappropriate sexual conduct with two teen boys.

During their investigation, deputies with the Calcaiseu Parish Sheriff's Office say they spoke to 62-year-old Herbert J. Gauthier, who confirmed the allegations against him.

Gauthier was arrested and booked into the Calcasieu Correctional Center on charges of felony sexual battery and indecent behavior with a juvenile.

His bond was set at $500,000.

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