[UPDATE] Former Dance Studio Owners Arrested for Molesting Student
[Update] Bossier Parish detectives have added additional charges in this case. While executing a search warrant at the Hornbeaks’ residence, investigators found nude photos of the victim taken while she was younger than 17. So the Hornbeaks now face two counts each of child pornography in addition to the original child molestation counts.
(original) The former husband and wife owners of a local dance studio have been arrested on multiple counts of molesting one of their students.
Bossier parish sheriff’s detectives charged 52-year-old Gregg Hornbeak and his 50-year-old wife Melonie “Missy” Hornbeak after a woman who’s now 28 years old came forward.
The woman told detectives she was molested multiple times by the Hornbeaks when she was between 10 and 17 years old.
They couple was booked into Bossier Max on six counts each of molesting a juvenile, and one count each of possessing a firearm with a controlled dangerous substance, possessing marijuana, and possessing drug paraphernalia.
The Sheriff’s Office says the Hornbeaks owned The Dance Shop in Shreveport before moving the studio to Bossier in 2002 and changing the name to Danceworx. The studio closed down in 2007.
Detectives say the investigation is ongoing and more charges are possible.