New Iberia teen booked in molestation case

Iberia Parish Sheriff’s Office detectives arrested a New Iberia teenager this week on suspicion he molested a young boy earlier this month.

Matthew McClellan, 17, was booked Thursday on two counts of carnal knowledge of a juvenile, Lt. Richard Fleming said in a news release.

McClellan was arrested after detectives investigated allegations of sexual abuse that occurred June 4, Fleming said.

McClellan was booked into the Iberia Parish Jail, where he remains without bail.