Lake Charles –
On March 23 Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office detectives were advised of an incident in reference to carnal knowledge of a juvenile. During the initial investigation detectives learned Kenneth M. Duplechin, 55, 1811 Fox Run Drive, Lake Charles, picked up a 14 year old girl he just met and brought her to his home where she performed oral sex on him twice. The victim also advised detectives Duplechin called his friend, Darren S. Gaspard, 54, 4 Par Drive, Lake Charles, to come to his home where he also had sexual intercourse with the 14 year old girl.
After further investigation on April 11 Duplechin and Gaspard were arrested and booked into the Calcasieu Correctional Center. Duplechin is charged with 2 counts of felony carnal knowledge of a juvenile and Gaspard is charged with 1 count of felony carnal knowledge of a juvenile. Judge David Ritchie set Duplechin’s bond at $350,000 and Gaspard’s bond at $250,000.
CPSO Detective Kara Adams is the lead investigator on this case.