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Benton Man Arrested for Inappropriately Touching Juveniles

Posted: Jan 25, 2022 5:36 PM
Updated: Jan 26, 2022 11:57 AM

Detectives with the Bossier Sheriff’s Office have arrested a Benton man for inappropriately touching two juveniles.

David Lawrence Smith, 42, of the 200 block of East Pointe Drive, in Benton, was arrested on Jan 21. on a warrant that established, he not only inappropriately touched two juveniles, but one of the juveniles stated he tried to initiate a sexual relationship.
Smith was booked into the Bossier Maximum Security Facility. He was charged with two counts of Forcible Molestation of a Juvenile with a bond set at $300,000.

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