DECEMBER 6, 2017
TO: ALL MEDIA OUTLETS
FROM: SHERIFF LELAND FALCON
SUBJECT: SEX OFFENDER REGISTRATION
DECATOR JAKE CROCHET, JR.
BAYOU L’OURSE – Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland
Falcon reports the arrest of Decator Jake Crochet, Jr., 20, of 153 Elaine Street,
Bayou L’Ourse on charges related to sex offender registration violations.
On or about November 17, 2017, the Assumption Parish
Sheriff’s Offices initiated an investigation after receiving a complaint
involving juveniles from a local school.
During the investigation, detectives determined that
Decator Jake Crochet, a registered sex offender named in the original complaint
had registered as residing at 153 Elaine Street, Bayou L’Ourse and reported as
Crochet’s original conviction occurred in St. Mary
Parish in September of 2017 and was for Felony Carnal Knowledge of a
Juvenile. As a result of that
conviction, restrictions were placed on Crochet prohibiting him from residing
with anyone under the age of 18.
This investigation did determine that Crochet was in
fact living with a female and three minor children at the Bayou L’Ourse
address. Crochet failed to disclose that
information during sex offender registration.
Detectives also determined that Crochet resided with the children before
and after his registration process.
Crochet was arrested on a probation and parole warrant
on November 17, 2017.
Detectives also charged Crochet with:
to Register or Notify as a Convicted Sex Offender or Child Predator
Crochet was booked into the Assumption Parish
Detention Center awaiting a bond hearing.
Crochet also faces a possible probation / parole revocation.
For additional information concerning this News
Release, contact Sheriff Leland Falcon or Commander Lonny Cavalier at