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Raceland man arrested for sex crimes involving a juvenile

Raceland man arrested for sex crimes involving a juvenile


A 49-year old Raceland man has been arrested and charged with sex crimes involving a juvenile.

Jimmy Arabie, Sr. was arrested Friday, Feb. 2 after an investigation into Arabie began in late December 2017 when juvenile detectives received a report in reference to possible sexual battery of a juvenile.

Through investigation, detectives learned Arabie allegedly had inappropriate sexual contact with the juvenile and had allegedly committed other illegal acts which were sexual in nature.

Arabie was charged with Sexual Battery (Forcible Fondling), Indecent Behavior with a Juvenile, and Peeping Tom. He was released Friday evening after posting $100,500 bond. Due to the nature of the investigation, no further details will be released.