Opelousas man allegedly molests 5-year-old

Opelousas man allegedly molests 5-year-old

POSTED: Wednesday, February 12, 2014 - 11:13am

UPDATED: Wednesday, February 12, 2014 - 12:34pm

A 50-year-old Opelousas man, Joseph Jenkins, was arrested on Tuesday, February 11 for allegedly molesting a five-year-old.

According to police reports, the child said she would often spend the night with Jenkins and sleep in the bed with him.

Officers say allegations were allegedly made several times during these sleepovers.

Jenkins was arrested and charged with aggravated incest, a charge given to offenders known to or related to a victim under the age of 13.

Jenkins was booked into the St. Landry Parish Jail with a $100,000 bond.   

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