A Westlake man is accused of aggravated incest with a five year old family member. The details are in a release from the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office.


Here is the official press release.


Lake Charles, LA –

On November 28, the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office received a complaint from the Department of Child and Family Services regarding Michael J. Sonnier, II, 31, 2500 Davis Road, Westlake, having inappropriate sexual contact with a 5 year old female family member on numerous occasions in 2012.

After further investigation, Sonnier was arrested on December 12 and booked into the Calcasieu Correctional Center and charged with 2 counts of aggravated incest.

Judge David Ritchie set his bond at $250,000.

CPSO Detective Steven Rathjen is the lead investigator on these cases.

Sonnier was previously arrested on October 16 and charged with pornography involving juveniles following an investigation by CPSO Vice Division regarding possible child pornography being downloaded by Sonnier.  During a search of his residence, detectives recovered a home computer that contained approximately 40 child pornography images and videos.  Sonnier was released on November 8 on a $500,000 bond set by Judge Clayton Davis.