Gymnastics coach faces more sexual abuse charges

Gymnastics coach faces more sexual abuse charges

LULING, LA (WVUE) - Additional charges have been filed against Jonathan West, the man accused of molesting underage boys at Flipnatics in Luling.

Four new St. Charles Parish juvenile victims came forward providing information which led to the additional charges, deputies said.

The new charges are four counts of Sexual Battery, four counts of Contributing to the Delinquency of Juveniles in the Commission of any Felony, two counts of Indecent Behavior with a Juvenile, and one count of Misdemeanor Sexual Battery.

Originally, on June 7, 2018, the St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office announced the initial two warrants which were issued for West, after two juvenile victims came forward.

West is currently in jail in Jefferson Parish.

If anyone has any additional information involving this investigation they are urged to contact Detective Steven Fontenot of the St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office at (985)331- 1567 or (985)783-6807.