Lake Charles man arrested for sexual contact with 5-year-old family member
POSTED: Thursday, December 13, 2012 - 11:30am
UPDATED: Thursday, December 13, 2012 - 11:34am
LAKE CHARLES, LA (NBC33) — A 31-year-old man was arrested for allegedly having inappropriate sexual contact with a 5-year-old family member.
The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office reports that the investigation began on November 28, 2012. We’re told the suspect, Michael J. Sonnier, II, of Lake Charles, is accused of committing the sexual acts on numerous occasions throughout the year.
Sonnier was previously arrested on October 16 and charged with Pornography Involving Juveniles. During a search of his residence, detectives discovered approximately 40 child pornography images and videos on his computer. He was released on November 8 on a bond of $500,000.
Sonnier is back behind bars for two counts of Aggravated Incest in relation to the investigation of sexual contact with the 5-year-old female family member. His bond is set at $250,000.