Harahan man arrested for carnal knowledge and molestation

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KENNER POLICE DEPARTMENT

Michael J. Glaser

Chief of Police

 

PRESS RELEASE

 

 

500 Veterans Boulevard

Kenner, LA 70062

(504) 712-2200

FAX (504) 712-2209

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 Contact:  Lt. Brian McGregor

 Email:     bmcgregor@kennerpd.com

 Office:    (504) 712-2252

 Date:     12/13/16

Harahan man arrested for carnal knowledge and molestation  

  Kenner - On Monday, December 12, 2016, the Kenner Police Department arrested Kenneth Bryant, 46, who provided the home address of 125 Normandy Avenue, in Harahan.   Bryant was charged on an outstanding arrest warrant for the crimes of felony carnal knowledge of a juvenile and molestation of a juvenile. 

 On November 22, 2016, the Kenner Police Department received a complaint from Childrenís Hospital in reference to a sixteen year old that was coerced by Bryant to perform oral sex on him.  Bryant was the landlord of an apartment building where the victim family resided.  Bryant told the victim he was aware that her parents had financial problems and would make the problems go away if she performed oral sex on him.   According to the complaint, Bryant also threatened to kick the family out if she did not do as he told. 

 

  Text messages were also recovered from the victimís cellular telephone where Bryant and the victim were arguing over him (Bryant) wanting to have vaginal sex with the sixteen year old.    

 

  At the time of this press release, Bryant has been released from the Jefferson Parish Correctional Center.  His bond was set at $50,000.00.  

 

  Kenner Police Chief Michael J. Glaser encourages who may have information concerning this investigation or Kenneth Bryant to call Detective Brad Ricke at (504) 712-2214.   

 

 
 

Michael
J.
Glaser

Chief of Police

 

 
 
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