Man arrested for sexual battery

Published 2:19 pm Thursday, May 30, 2019

PRESS RELEASE — Lake Charles, LA –

On May 29 Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office detectives arrested Ralph L. Cox, Jr., 54, of Sulphur, after an investigation revealed sexually battered a family member when she was 23 years old.

During the investigation the victim stated to detectives in June 2018 she was visiting Cox along with other family members at his camp in Sulphur.  She stated she went to sleep and was then awoken to Cox inappropriately touching her under her clothes.

He was booked into the Calcasieu Correctional Center and charged with felony sexual battery.  Judge David Ritchie set his bond at $50,000.

CPSO Detective Kara Adams is lead investigator in the case.