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Morgan City man accused of Carnal Knowledge of Juvenile

A Morgan City man was arrested Saturday following an investigation into an alleged inappropriate relationship with a 14-year-old.

Austin Taylor McLaughlin
Austin Taylor McLaughlin
Courtesy MCPD

Police say they received the complaint from the Louisiana Department of Child and Family Services. During an investigation into the relationship, police say that evidence was allegedly obtained that supported the complaint.

A warrant was secured and 24-year-old Austin Taylor McLaughlin was arrested. Police say that McLaughlin was also arrested on other outstanding warrants from the MCPD.

Marijuana and drug paraphernalia were also allegedly located by investigators.

McLaughlin was arrested and booked on the following charges:

  • Carnal Knowledge of Juvenile
  • Possession of Marijuana (1st Offense)
  • Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
  • Violation of Uniform CDS Drug-Free Zone
  • Contributing to the Delinquency of a Juvenile
  • Possession of Marijuana (2nd Offense)
  • Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

The investigation is ongoing, according to police.

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