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  • BR men arrested for child porn

    June 4, 2014 5:22 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Two Baton Rouge men believed to be involved in a child sex ring face serious charges tonight. The two men were picked-up in a national sweep. In all, 19 men across Louisiana were busted in what's called "Operation Broken Heart." June is Internet Safety Awareness Month,... more »
  • Man pleads guilty to selling teen sex online

    January 28, 2013 9:42 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A 31-year-old man has been convicted of selling sex with an underage girl online. Erick Banks pled guilty Monday. Prosecutors said Banks enticed a 15-year-old to engage in acts of prostitution. Banks used ads on the website backpage.com to get clients for the teen. She... more »
  • Judge seals evidence in federal sex case

    July 23, 2010 8:10 AM

    The evidence in a federal sex-crime case involving a former private school counselor has been sealed by a federal magistrate judge. The judge granted a joint motion filed by the government and defense, sealing a 24-page exhibit containing e-mails allegedly exchanged between Hargrave and a 14-year-old student. Hargrave, who served... more »
  • Doctor: Accused teacher mentally ill

    July 8, 2010 7:25 AM

    A psychiatrist says a former private-school counselor accused of a federal sex crime, is mentally ill and in need of treatment. Allison Hargrave is accused of using e-mail to entice a 14-year-old girl at Ascension Episcopal School in Lafayette to engage in sexual activity. Dr. Frank Ochberg, an expert in... more »
  • Hearing for Lafayette counselor set

    June 28, 2010 6:21 AM

    A former Episcopal school counselor accused of a federal sex crime will likely ask to be released from the Iberia Parish Correctional Center at a detention hearing next week. Psychiatrist Dr. Allison Hargrave is accused of using e-mail to entice a minor to engage in sexual activity. She was then... more »
  • Man arrested for computer sex crime in Livingston Parish

    April 9, 2010 10:17 AM

    A Livingston Parish man, accused of luring an underage girl to have sex with him, is under arrest. During a traffic stop on LA 447 north of Walker, deputies found 23 year-old Russell James Eppinett with a juvenile passenger, as well as a number of illegal drugs in the... more »
  • Man gets 96 years for sex crimes with children

    November 18, 2009 6:58 AM

    An Assumption Parish man has been sentenced in Napoleonville to 96 years in prison for sex crimes involving six children ranging from age 5 to 15. 53-year-old Kim Bernuchaux of Pierre Part got the maximum penalty for each of his six counts of indecent behavior with a juvenile. As part... more »

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