PARISH MAN ARRESTED FOR SEX OFFENSES AGAINST A JUVENILE
James Leonard Owens, 51, a resident of Singley Road, was arrested by Washington Parish Sheriff's Office Detective Demmie Rice on charges of molestation of a juvenile and sexual battery. He was jailed on October 6, with his bond set at $150,000.
Owens' arrest followed an investigation by Detective Rice and forensic interviews at the Child Advocacy Center.
To protect the privacy of the juvenile victim, no additional information will be provided.