Bayou Gauche man guilty of molestation

Published 3:22 pm Monday, September 19, 2022

Hahnville — Ramey Arceneaux, 46, was convicted by a St. Charles Parish jury late Friday evening after a four-day trial. Judge Connie M. Aucoin presided over the trial. The case was prosecuted by Assistant District Attorneys, Casey Dieck and Rochelle Champagne Fahrig. After about two hours of deliberation, the jury returned its guilty verdict on count one, molestation of a juvenile under 13 and count two, molestation of more than one year. The defendant was immediately taken into custody and is being held on a $500,000.00 post-conviction bond. Judge Aucoin ordered a pre-sentence investigation and set sentencing for December 2, 2022 at 1:00 p.m. The sentencing range for count one is 25 years to 99 years at hard labor. The sentencing range for count two is five to 40 years with or without hard labor.

“I cannot overstate my gratitude to the victim and her support system,” said District Attorney Joel T. Chaisson, Il “This conviction would not have been possible without their patience, cooperation and steadfast commitment to seeing this case through to the end. In addition, I would like to commend Casey Dieck and Rochelle Champagne Fahrig for their unwavering pursuit of justice in this case.”