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LaPlace man arrested for juvenile molestation

John Bogart, 47, of LaPlace was arrested Tuesday, August 11 for two counts of molestation of a juvenile (felony) and one count of first degree rape.

Juvenile detectives opened an investigation into Bogart on August 1, when they learned of possible ongoing sexual abuse of a female juvenile. During the course of the investigation, detectives learned Bogart allegedly had inappropriate contact with two female juveniles.

Following the investigation, detectives obtained a warrant for Bogart’s arrest. He is being held in custody in lieu of a $100,000 bond.
Due to the nature of the allegations and the age of the victims, no further details can be released on this investigation.