Sulphur man accused of crimes against nature

Published 12:18 pm Wednesday, October 6, 2021

A Sulphur man was arrested Monday for having sex with a girl under the age of 18.

Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office spokesperson Kayla Vincent said their office received a complaint regarding Andrew J. McClelland, 27, 1800 N. Beglis Parkway No. 102 C,  having sexual intercourse and sexually battering a girl under the age of 18, several days prior.

When detectives spoke with McClelland, he confirmed he had sexual intercourse with the girl.

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He was arrested and booked into the Calcasieu Correctional Center and charged with aggravated crime against nature; and indecent behavior with a juvenile.

Judge Tony Fazzio set his bond at $550,000.

Det. Melanie Veillon is the lead investigator on this case.