GALLIANO, La. (WGNO) – A Galliano man was arrested Thursday, accused of sexually assaulting a child under the age of 13 on multiple occasions.
According to the Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office, Anthony Chouest, 53, admitted to having sexual contact with the female child.
Chouest was booked into the Lafourche Parish Jail in Thibodaux for first-degree rape. His bond is $250,000.
The sheriff’s office declined to release additional information about the case, citing the nature of the allegations and the age of the victim at the time the alleged sexual assault occurred.