St. Martinville, LA.-Sheriff Becket Breaux announces that on December 14, 2020, Deputies with the St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office received a report of alleged sexual abuse of a juvenile. An investigation into the allegations was initiated and at the culmination of the investigation, a warrant of arrest was obtained for Leonard James Lasseigne, 60, St. Martinville, LA.
This morning, February 2, 2021, following the execution of the warrant, he was arrested on the following charges:
1 Count-LA. R.S. 14:81-Indecent Behavior With Juvenile (Felony)
1 Count-LA. R.S. 14:81.2-Molestation of a Juvenile-(Felony)
Following his arrest, he was booked into the St. Martin Parish Correctional Center on the above charges. At the time of this release, no bond had been set.