KENNER POLICE DEPARTMENT
Michael J. Glaser
Chief of Police
500 Veterans Boulevard
FAX (504) 712-2209
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Lt. Brian McGregor
man arrested for carnal knowledge and molestation
On Monday, December 12, 2016, the Kenner
Police Department arrested Kenneth Bryant, 46, who provided the home
address of 125 Normandy Avenue,
Bryant was charged on an outstanding
arrest warrant for the crimes of felony carnal knowledge of a juvenile
and molestation of a juvenile.
On November 22, 2016, the Kenner Police Department
received a complaint from Childrenís Hospital in reference to a sixteen
year old that was coerced by Bryant to perform oral sex on him.
Bryant was the landlord of an apartment building where the victim
family resided. Bryant told
the victim he was aware that her parents had financial problems and
would make the problems go away if she performed oral sex on him.
According to the complaint, Bryant also threatened to kick the
family out if she did not do as he told.
Text messages were also recovered from the victimís cellular telephone
where Bryant and the victim were arguing over him (Bryant) wanting to
have vaginal sex with the sixteen year old.
At the time of this press release, Bryant has been released from the Jefferson Parish
His bond was set at $50,000.00.
Chief Michael J. Glaser encourages who may have information concerning
this investigation or Kenneth Bryant to call Detective Brad Ricke at