Baton Rouge, Louisiana
7 Day Forecast

Latest Weather Blog

Follow our weather team on social media

Search for missing 12-year-old continues after arrest

1 year ago July 02, 2014 Jul 2, 2014 Wednesday, July 02 2014 Wednesday, July 02, 2014 7:44:56 PM CDT in News
Source: WBRZ
By: Trey Schmaltz

ST. JAMES- The search for a missing 12-year-old continues in St. James Parish after deputies arrested a man in connection with her disappearance.

John D. Celestine, 42, was booked into the parish jail on felony obstruction of justice and reports of missing children; false reports or communications. Deputies said Celestine is the fiance of the missing child's mother.

Talaija Dorsey was last seen early Tuesday morning and was reported missing a few hours later when her mom could not find her to wake her up.

Since, a massive search has developed in St. James. Area law enforcement are assisting. As of this post, there was no developments on the child's whereabouts.

"Due to the potential of additional charges, elements of the investigation involving John Celestine are not being released," the sheriff's office said in a news release posted on Twitter.

Check back for updates.
Follow the publisher of this post on Twitter: @treyschmaltz


Related Stories

More News

comments powered by Disqus

Desktop News

Click to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
7 Days