Registered sex offender arrested for rape

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A Lake Charles man is behind bars on charges of First Degree Rape.

Authorities arrested 41-year old Jeremy Laird.  Deputies say Laird had inappropriate sexual contact with a 14 year old girl on two separate occasions.  According to investigators, the victim says the two incidents happened in 2017. 

Laird is also charged with sexual battery.  His bond was set at $200,000.

Laird was convicted in 1999 of carnal knowledge of a juvenile.

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