Eunice man arrested after allegedly molesting 9-year-old

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Courtesy of St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s Office

ST. LANDRY PARISH, La. (BRPROUD) – A Eunice man was arrested by deputies after allegedly molesting a child.

The St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s Office conducted an investigation into the allegations where detectives interviewed the 9-year-old victim.

“On June 17, 2021, detectives with the St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s Office were contacted in regards to two child molestation incidents involving a juvenile under the age of nine,” Sheriff Bobby J. Guidroz said. “The allegations were made against Jacob Randel Moon.”

Moon, 36, denied the allegations made against him during questioning, according to the sheriff’s office

On July 21, an adult victim came forward to authorities accusing Moon of forcibly having sex with her.

On Aug. 12, Moon was arrested and booked at the St. Landry Parish Jail. He was charged with two counts of aggravated crimes against nature and one count of third-degree rape.

His bond was set at $105,000.

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