Apr 16, 2014 12:24 PM by MELISSA CANONE
A 54-year-old Moss Bluff man is accused of cruelty to a juvenile after allegedly beating two children.
On April 13, Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office deputies received a complaint Edward D. Brown was physically abusing two children, ages 6 and 7-years-old.
When deputies arrived, they say they discovered Brown had struck the two children several times with a belt causing welts and bruises. According to spokeswoman Kim Myers, Brown struck the 7-year-old while on the ground with the belt. When questioned by detectives, Brown confirmed the allegations, stated Myers.
Brown was arrested and booked into the Calcasieu Correctional Center and charged with 2 counts of cruelty to a juvenile and released on a $2,000 bond set by Judge Richard Wilson.