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Suspect Arrested for Allegedly Molesting an 11-Year-Old

On September 30, 2019, New Iberia Police Department’s Juvenile Investigators were notified of a complaint involving the inappropriate touching a juvenile.

During the investigation, Detectives learned that the victim, who is 11 years of age, was molested on at least three different occasions during the summer months.

On October 8, 2019, Detectives obtained arrest warrants on Jeff G. Bourque, 41 years of age, for three counts of First Degree Rape. Detectives also obtained search warrants to search Bourque’s residence for evidence.

On the afternoon of October 8th, Bourque was taken into custody, without incident, during a traffic stop near the intersection of Parkview Drive and Ashton Street.

After Bourque was taken into custody, Detectives executed the search warrant at Bourque’s residence located in the 200 block of East Lawrence Street. During a search of the residence, several items were seized.

Bourque was booked into the Iberia Parish Jail on the warrant.

The investigation is on-going and more charges are expected.