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.

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.