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SEX CRIMES - Joe C. Alaniz Jr. - Friday, September 23, 2016

PIERRE PART – Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon reports the arrest of Joe C. Alaniz, Jr., 57, of 126 Rene Street, Apt. 6, Pierre Part, LA on sex crimes charges against a child.

An investigation by Sheriff’s detectives indicated that Alaniz had inappropriately touched a fourteen-year-old child on multiple occasions.  Additionally, detectives seized evidence of Alaniz engaging in inappropriate sexual-related conversationswith the juvenile.

Investigators applied for arrest warrants for Alaniz charging him with:

*Indecent Behavior with a Juvenile

*Molestation of a Juvenile

*Felony Sexual Battery

Alaniz was arrested at his home.  He remains in the parish jail pending a bail hearing.