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Chiefland man arrested in lewd battery on children

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On May 27, Dixie County Sheriff's Office investigators arrested Andy G. Bourgeois, 50, of Chiefland, in connection with a sexual battery on children.

The complaint against Bourgeois originated over the weekend when a mother came forward with allegations from her children that they and Bourgeois had engaged in sexual activity, according to a press release.

Bourgeois was arrested in three counts of lewd battery on a child.  Officials will be continuing their investigation into Bourgeois and his alleged activities involving these children and any other possible victims. 

Bourgeois remains in the Dixie County Jail after being ordered held with no bond during his first appearance in court.