Port Allen child predator pulled from under bed in Lafayette, placed behind bars
BATON ROUGE - The Attorney General’s Office says a child predator wanted for evading sex offender registration is behind bars after agents tracked him down hiding under a bed in Lafayette.
34-year-old Kenny Ruffin, of Port Allen, was convicted in 2007 of indecent behavior with juveniles and subsequently required to register as a sex offender. He was wanted by the West Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office for failing to comply with the required sex offender registration laws. The Attorney General’s Office says that after deputies were unable to find Ruffin in West Baton Rouge Parish, they called in assistance from the AG’s Fugitive Apprehension Unit to find him.
Agents located Ruffin on Wednesday, attempting to evade capture by hiding under a bed in a Lafayette residence on Short Street. He was booked into the Lafayette Parish Correctional Center for violating sex offender registration laws in both West Baton Rouge and Lafayette parishes.