Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre announced the arrest of a Raceland man for forcing a child to touch him inappropriately. Stephen Lirette, 32, faces multiple charges in the incident.
The Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office recently opened an investigation into Lirette after receiving a complaint. Through investigation, detectives learned Lirette forced a child under the age of 13 to touch him inappropriately. When the child began to cry, Lirette reportedly slapped the child in the face.
Following an investigation, Lirette was arrested and booked into the Lafourche Parish Correctional Complex in Thibodaux. He was charged with Indecent Behavior with a Juvenile, Sexual Battery, and Simple Battery. His bail has not yet been set.
Due to the nature of the allegations, no further details will be released on this incident.