St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office deputy arrested for sexual misconduct involving two minors

Kevin Rickmon

The St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office arrested a deputy who was recently under investigation for sexual misconduct involving minors, Sheriff James Pohlmann said.

Kevin Rickmon, 29, of the 8100 block of West St. Bernard Highway in Chalmette, was booked June 15 with sexual battery, contributing to the delinquency of a minor and attempted third-degree rape.

Sheriff Pohlmann said the charges involve two female victims who were minors at the time of the alleged incidents, one which occurred recently and the other that occurred in 2016.

Sheriff Pohlmann said Rickmon was terminated upon his arrest. He is being held in St. Bernard Parish Prison. Bond has not yet been set.