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Breaux Bridge man arrested following sex trafficking investigation

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Posted at 2:13 PM, Mar 12, 2021
and last updated 2021-03-12 15:52:44-05

A Breaux Bridge man has been arrested after a months-long investigation by police into sex trafficking.

Breaux Bridge Police say 40-year-old Gerald Mouton was arrested on Friday, March 12, on the following charges:

  • Trafficking of Children for Sexual Purposes
  • Carnal Knowledge of a Juvenile
  • Soliciting Minors to Distribute CDS
  • Contributing to the Delinquency of a Juvenile
  • Possession of Schedule I
  • Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

Assistant Chief Terry Latiolais says Mouton's arrest was made in connection to a report of a missing juvenile out of Lafayette Parish. That juvenile is back with family Latiolais reports. Further details were not provided.

Latiolais says Mouton was transported to the St. Martin Parish Correctional Center.

Additional arrests are expected.

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