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.








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