Registered sex offender, woman, arrested for forcing 9-year-old boy to participate in sexual activity
POSTED: Thursday, August 29, 2013 - 3:30pm
UPDATED: Thursday, August 29, 2013 - 3:34pm
LAKE CHARLES, LA (NBC33) — A Lake Charles couple was arrested for allegedly forcing a 9-year-old boy to participate with them in sexual activity.
The Lake Charles Police Department reports that the investigation was launched on June 15, 2013. We’re told the child was visiting the residence of Ryan Garcia, 47, who is an acquaintance of the child’s mother. That’s where the alleged abuse occurred.
Officials say Garcia and Olivia Obrien, 19, forced the child to participate in sexual activity. They allegedly told the child that they would physically harm him if his told anyone.
Investigators learned that Garcia is a registered sex offender. However, he has failed to comply with his requirements for registering.
Garcia was arrested and charged with Aggravated Rape and Failure, Register as a Sex Offender, and Indecent Behavior with a Juvenile. His bond was set at $600,000.
Obrien was arrested and charged with Aggravated Rape and Indecent Behavior with a Juvenile. Her bond was set at $260,000.
Both were booked into the Calcasieu Parish Prison.