Raceland Man Charged With Sexual Battery On A Juvenile

Sheriff Craig Webre announced the arrest of Jimmy Arabie Sr. (age 49) of Raceland on Friday, February 2.

An investigation into Arabie began in late December 2017 when juvenile detectives received a report in reference to possible sexual battery of a juvenile. Through investigation, detectives learned Arabie allegedly had inappropriate sexual contact with the juvenile and had allegedly committed other illegal acts which were sexual in nature. Following an investigation, detectives obtained warrants for Arabie’s arrest. Detectives made contact with Arabie on Friday, February 2, and he was arrested on the active warrants. Arabie was charged with Sexual Battery (Forcible Fondling), Indecent Behavior with a Juvenile, and Peeping Tom. He was released Friday evening after posting $100,500 bond.

Due to the nature of the investigation, no further details will be released