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James Trahan, photo courtesy of CPSO

On Saturday, May 1, 2021, Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office Detectives began an investigation on Deputy James C. Trahan, 42, Moss Bluff, after receiving a complaint in reference to indecent behavior with a juvenile.

During the investigation the victim advised detectives that Trahan had been inappropriately touching her since the age of 6.

Trahan was arrested and booked into the Calcasieu Correctional Center yesterday and charged with indecent behavior with a juvenile.

Judge Tony Fazzio set his bond at $450,000.

Prior to being terminated by Sheriff Tony Mancuso yesterday, Trahan worked as a correctional officer at the Calcasieu Correctional Center and had been with the department for approximately 15 years.

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