Moss Bluff man charged with aggravated incest

By Special to the American Press

A 23-year-old Moss Bluff man has been charged with five count of aggravated incest, authorities said.

Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Kim Myers said Jerry R. Dawson, 363 Pete Dartez Road, was arrested Wednesday after a month-long investigation.

“On Jan. 29, the Sheriff’s Office received a complaint regarding Dawson having inappropriate sexual contact with a 16-year-old female family member on numerous occasions between August 2012 and January 2013,” Myers said Thursday in a news release. “During further investigation, Dawson confirmed the allegations."

Judge Wilford Carter set Dawson’s bond at $75,000.

Detective Steven Rathjen was lead investigator.