Ferriday man arrested on molestation charge

Published 12:00 am Friday, July 27, 2001

FERRIDAY, La. – A Ferriday man was arrested Wednesday night on a charge of molesting a 2-year-old girl, according to Ferriday police.

Willie M. Brooks, 39, of 611 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. in Ferriday, on charges of molestation of an infant and unauthorized use of a movable.

As of Thursday night, his bond had not yet been set, and he was transferred to Concordia Parish Correctional Facility I.

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The charges were filed after the girl told her grandmother about the alleged incident, said Assistant Police Chief Steve Cockerham. The girl’s name is not being released because she is a juvenile.