Ex-priest Seeks Bond Reduction, Suppression
January 24, 2013
A former priest accused of molesting boys asked the court to reduce his bond and suppress his statement to police.
The American Press reports ( ) the motions were two of six filed Wednesday by Mark Anthony Broussard.
Broussard is being held at the Calcasieu Correctional Center on $3.42 million bond.
The motion to suppress his statement was on Wednesday's docket, but both sides met for a pretrial conference at which the dates were set. A hearing on the motions is set for April 10.
Broussard's trial is set for Sept. 16.
Broussard is charged with aggravated rape, molestation of a juvenile, aggravated oral sexual battery, aggravated sexual battery and sexual battery.
He was originally charged with 224 counts of child sexual abuse.