State Police: Breaux Bridge Priest Searched for Child Porn for 2 Years
August 4, 2016
Father F. David Broussard, Pastor of St. Bernard Roman Catholic Church in Breaux Bridge is accused of having hundreds of child porn images on his computer.
News 10 filed a freedom of information act request with Louisiana State Police. According to the initial complaint, the St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office contacted the State Police Special Victims Unit on July 15.
The complaint says Father Broussard searched for child porn between July 2014 and July 2016.
Investigators found more than 500 images of child sexual abuse on Broussard’s desktop computer and hard drive.
The complaint says Broussard did the searches from the rectory where he lived.
Broussard was arrested and booked into the St. Martin Parish Jail on July 27.
He has posted bond and was also placed on administrative leave.