Man accused of indecent behavior with 15-year-old
BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a man accused of engaging in inappropriate behavior with a 15-year-old girl investigators said he picked up at a bar and brought back to his apartment in July.
Bolton Alford, 21, was arrested Tuesday and faces charges of indecent behavior with a juvenile and contributing to the delinquency of a juvenile.
Investigators said early on July 5, the 15-year-old victim and a friend of the same age got into a Florida Street bar where they met Alford. According to the victim's statement, she spent the night dancing with Alford until the bar closed. When the bar closed, she and her friend accompanied the 21-year-old man back to an apartment on Brightside Drive.
Inside Alford's apartment, police said the man provided the girls with marijuana before taking the victim with him into a bedroom on the second floor. Once upstairs, Alford began to engage in indecent behavior of a sexual nature with the 15-year-old, but the incident was stopped due to a disturbance downstairs that took place between the victim's friend and another occupant of the apartment.
Detectives said they were provided with the victim's phone which contained photographic evidence of the night's events, and said they were able to identify Alford based on the images.
Few details were released about the disturbance between the 15-year-old friend and the other man in the apartment, but police said there is a second suspect in the case.