Lake Charles Man Arrested for Sexual Battery & Indecent Behaviour with Juveniles

From CPSO – On November 10 Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office detectives arrested Benjamin H. Hurst, Jr., 35, Lake Charles after an investigation revealed he had inappropriate sexual contact with a child. During the investigation, it was learned the incidents took place between 2014 and 2015 when the victim was under the age of 13.

He was booked into the Calcasieu Correctional Center and charged with sexual battery; and indecent behavior with juveniles. Judge Michael Canaday set his bond at $900,000.

CPSO Detective Jacob Dore is the lead investigator in the case.