The following bookings were logged by the Vernon Parish Sheriff's Office:

June 15, 2020

Jacob Edward Welch, age 17, of Slagle, was arrested and charged with one count of First Degree Rape and two counts of Sexual Battery. Bond was set at $ 250,000.00. Welch remains in the VPSO jail.

Jacob Lee Brown, age 35, of Orange, Texas, was arrested on an out of jurisdiction Bench for Issuing Worthless checks in Calcasieu Parish. Brown was transferred to the Calcasieu Parish jail.

June 16, 2020

Angel Luis Figueroa, age 44, of Leesville, was arrested and charged with one count of Illegal Possession of Stolen Firearms. Bond was set at $3000.00. Figueroa remains in the VPSO jail.

John Duke Sonnier, age 32, of Hornbeck, was arrested and charged with one count of Simple Battery of the Infirm. Bond was set at $3000.00. Sonnier posted bond and was released.

Any indication of an arrest does not mean the individual identified has been convicted of a crime. All persons arrested are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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