Benton man arrested for sexual contact with teens

Benton man arrested for sexual conduct with teens

BENTON, La. (KSLA) -A man is behind bars for having inappropriate sexual contact with teenagers.

73-year-old William Edwards, of Benton, was arrested Thursday afternoon after reportedly having sexual contact with at least two juveniles for more than a year, according to the Bossier Parish Sheriff’s Office.

Edwards is booked in the Bossier Maximum Security Facility, facing two counts of Molestation of a Juvenile and two counts of Aggravated Crimes Against Nature.

His bond is set at $350,000.

This is an ongoing investigation.

We will keep you updated on our KSLA News 12 app as we learn more details.

William Edwards, 73, Bossier Maximum Security Facility
William Edwards, 73, Bossier Maximum Security Facility (Source: KSLA News 12)

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