March 03, 2017  |  03:38 pm

An employee of a Lacombe-area behavioral health facility has been arrested for sexual battery after he was observed touching an elderly patient inappropriately.

Management at Beacon Behavioral Hospital contacted the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office late Monday night after a staff member reported seeing George Terrebonne, a registered nurse who was working at the facility, in a patient’s room touching a 78-year-old Alzheimer’s patient in a sexual manner.
Terrebonne (DOB 7/20/1949; 77335 Highway 437, Covington) was arrested for LRS 14:43.1 Sexual Battery. He was booked in to the St. Tammany Parish Jail.
Terrebonne was released March 1 after posting a $35,000 bond.
The investigation is ongoing.

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