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Opelousas man arrested for aggravated incest

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ST. LANDRY PARISH, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -- An Opelousas man was arrested on Feb. 11, 2014, for allegedly molesting a five-year-old victim according to St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office Spokesperson Captain Megan Vizena.

SLPS reported, "The victim stated she would often spend the night with (Jenkins) and sleep in the bed with him. The allegations allegedly occurred several times during these sleepovers."

Officers arrested Joseph Jenkins, 50, of Opelousas, Louisiana.

"Jenkins was arrested and charged with aggravated incest. This charge is given to an offender who is known to or related to a victim under the age of 13." Vizena said. 

"Jenkins is currently being held at the St. Landry Parish Jail with a $100,000 bond," Vizena added.

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