MULTIPLE DRUG LAW VIOLATIONS / SEXUAL OFFENSES UPON A JUVENILE
PIERRE PART – Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon reports the arrest of James Gregoire, 66, of 122A North Curtis Street, Pierre Part, LA, on multiple drug law charges and sex crimes upon a juvenile arising from an ongoing investigation in the Pierre Part area.
The Sheriff’s Office recently received a complaint in which James Gregoire was identified as a suspect in numerous sex crimes upon a juvenile.
Detectives and deputies initiated a complex investigation that quickly identified James Gregoire as having committed numerous sex crimes upon the victim in question through use of electronic social media outlets.
Investigators determined that Gregoire allegedly communicated with the victim requesting certain pornographic material in exchange for illegal drugs and in fact did provide illegal narcotics to this individual.
It is believed that Gregoire made additional offers sexual in nature to the juvenile of which was declined by the same.
A search warrant was requested and granted for the home of James Gregoire at 122A North Curtis Street, which was executed, resulting in the discovery and seizure of various illegal drugs.
At the conclusion of the initial investigation, agents applied for and were granted multiple warrants for the arrest of James Gregoire on criminal counts of:
*Computer Aided Solicitation of a Minor (Felony)
*Contributing to the Delinquency of Juveniles (Felony)
*Distribution of Marijuana
*Distribution of Methamphetamine
*Misdemeanor Sexual Battery
*Attempted Possession of Pornography Involving Juveniles
*Solicitation of Prostitution (1 Count) (Felony)
James Gregoire was also previously charged with:
*Possession or Distribution of Drug Paraphernalia
*Possession of Xanax (Alprazolam) (Felony)
*Possession of Methamphetamine (Felony)
*Possession of Marijuana – 1st Offense
*Possession with Intent to Distribute Marijuana
At the conclusion of the matter, James Gregoire was arrested and booked into the Assumption Parish Detention Center on the aforementioned charges and remains in custody pending court proceedings.
For additional information concerning this News Release, contact Sheriff Leland Falcon or Public Information Officer, Lonny Cavalier at 985-369-7281.