Short arrested for sexual battery

CROWLEY – Acadia Parish Sheriff Wayne Melancon stated that Tyler Daniel Short, 17, of St. Joseph Avenue, Iota was arrested by detectives with the Acadia Parish Sheriff’s Office Friday afternoon and charged with sexual battery of a juvenile.

According to Melancon the incident took place in the town of Iota in December of 2008. The Acadia Parish Sheriff’s Office was contacted to assist and following an investigation a warrant was issued for the arrest of Short.

Short was placed in the Acadia Parish Jail with bond set at $15,000 by District Judge Glenn Everett.

The investigation is continuing.

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