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Benton man accused of inappropriately touching 2 juveniles

David Lawrence Smith, 42, of Benton
David Lawrence Smith, 42, of Benton(Bossier Sheriff's Office)
Published: Jan. 25, 2022 at 4:20 PM CST
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BOSSIER PARISH, La. (KSLA) - A Benton man has been arrested by Bossier sheriff’s detectives for reportedly inappropriately touching two juveniles.

David Lawrence Smith, 42, was arrested Friday, Jan. 21 on a warrant that alleges that he not only inappropriately touched two juveniles but that one of the juveniles stated that Smith tried to initiate a sexual relationship.

Smith is charged with two counts of forcible molestation of a juvenile. He was booked into Bossier Maximum Security Facility with bonds totaling $300,000.

Detectives encourage anyone with information regarding crimes against children to contact the Sheriff’s Office at (318) 965-2203.

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