Accused child sex traffickers arrested in Baton Rouge
BATON ROUGE - Investigators with Louisiana State Police's Special Victims Unit arrested two people for allegedly trafficking a juvenile for sexual purposes.
According to state police, 39-year-old Derrick Hall and 21-year-old Shaena Kelly, both of New Iberia, were arrested in Baton Rouge Friday.
Officer learned of the scheme after the St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office was tipped off to the alleged scheme to traffic the young girl through Iberia and Lafayette Parishes. During the course of the investigation, it was learned the victim was transported to Texas and other places to engage in sexual activity.
Authorities identified Hall and Kelly as the ones responsible for trafficking the girl and obtained warrants for their arrests.
Both were booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish jail as fugitives from Iberia Parish and will be transported to Iberia Parish to be booked on the outstanding warrants.