in Gonzales officially took office Wednesday morning.
gathered in front of friends and family at city hall.
five-member council was sworn-in first.
Mayor Barney Arceneaux took the oath.
second-term Police Chief Sherman Jackson was sworn-in.
2013 WAFB. All rights
The California businessman pleaded no contest to statutory rape of a 5-year-old girl. According to KTXL, he will not be required to register as a sex offender.