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Louisiana deputy arrested, accused of molesting child

5 years 1 week 2 days ago Tuesday, May 14 2019 May 14, 2019 May 14, 2019 5:48 PM May 14, 2019 in News
Source: WBRZ

RUSTON - A sheriff's deputy resigned Tuesday after he was accused of sexually abusing a child.

According to Louisiana State Police, 35-year-old Christopher Sparks was arrested Tuesday. Police said they picked up Sparks after the Lincoln Parish Sheriff's Office contacted the agency over a complaint concerning one of its own employees.

State police released few details about the allegations but said Sparks was picked up on charges of sexual battery and molestation of a juvenile.

Sparks, a correctional officer, resigned from the sheriff's office before his arrest. He is currently being held on a $500,000 bond.

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