LSUPD arrest registered sex offender with drugs

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Posted: May 12, 2014 5:56 PM by Brock Sues
Updated: May 12, 2014 5:56 PM
Source: WBRZ

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Topics: LSUPD, campus police, LSU, registered sex offender, Ryan Alexander Vidrine, arrest

BATON ROUGE - LSU Police said they arrested a registered sex offender in possession of drugs on campus Monday afternoon.

Campus police said that an officer responding to a suspicious person call was patrolling near West Campus Apartments observed a suspect in a vehicle who appeared to be asleep or unconscious.

The officer said he was able to wake the subject who identified himself as Ryan Alexander Vidrine, 31, of Gonzales.

Officers said they found a small amount of heroin, marijuana, and various drug paraphernalia in Vidrine's vehicle.

Further investigation revealed that Vidrine was a registered sex offender and was within 1000 feet of an elementary school off campus on W. Roosevelt St., which is prohibited by state law.

Police said Vidrine was arrested for possession of heroin, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, and unlawful presence of a sex offender and was booked into East Baton Rouge Parish Prison.

Vidrine is not affiliated with the university, according to police.

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