Kenner man charged with sexual offenses involving a juvenile

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KENNER POLICE DEPARTMENT

Michael J. Glaser

Chief of Police

 

PRESS RELEASE

 

 

500 Veterans Boulevard

Kenner, LA 70062

(504) 712-2200

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 Contact:  Lt. Brian McGregor

 Email:     bmcgregor@kennerpd.com

 Office:    (504) 712-2252

 Date:     8/15/16

Kenner man charged with multiple sexual offenses involving a juvenile  

 Kenner - On Monday, August 15, 2016, the Kenner Police Department arrested and charged Edin Ortega-Palma, 22, of 261 West Loyola Drive, Kenner, with the crimes of felony carnal knowledge of a juvenile (2-counts), oral sexual battery (4-counts), and indecent behavior with a juvenile.  

 On Sunday, August 14, 2016, the Kenner Police Department received a complaint from a mother who reported that her 15-year-old daughter had “hickeys” on her neck.  When questioned, the 15-year-old disclosed she was having sexual intercourse with a 22-year-old, Edwin Ortega-Palma. 

 Edwin Ortega-Palma was interviewed by Kenner Police Officer Joann Gallagher and Detective Vincent Miranti.   Edwin Ortega-Palma confessed to engaging in sexual intercourse with the juvenile on multiple occasions, beginning when the juvenile was 14-year-old. 

 At the time of this press release, Edwin Ortega-Palma remains in custody, no bond has been set. 

  Kenner Police Chief Michael J. Glaser encourages who may have information concerning the investigation of Edwin Ortega-Palma, to call Officer Joann Gallagher or Detective Vincent Miranti at (504) 712-2330.    

 
 

Michael
J.
Glaser

Chief of Police

 

 
 
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