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Morgan City Man Arrested in Joint Operation

06/25/2021


Sheriff Blaise Smith announces that a joint operation of local agencies targeting individuals seeking to solicit juveniles for sexual purposes has resulted in an arrest.

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𝗠𝗶𝗰𝗮𝗵 𝗗𝗲𝘃𝗼𝗻𝘁𝗲 𝗬𝗼𝘂𝗻𝗴, 𝟮𝟬, Morgan City, LA, was arrested on June 24, 2021, at 10:49 pm for computer-aided solicitation of a minor and indecent behavior with a juvenile.

On Thursday, detectives with the SMPSO Investigations Section conducted a joint operation targeting individuals looking to solicit children for sexual acts.

As part of the Louisiana Bureau of Investigation's ICAC (Internet Crimes Against Children) Taskforce, detectives worked with the Berwick Police Department, Morgan City Police Department, and Chitimacha Tribal Police Department in the operation which resulted in the arrest of Young for the charges of indecent behavior with a juvenile and computer-aided solicitation of a minor.

Young was arrested and transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. No bail has been set.

Sheriff Blaise Smith would like to thank all the agencies for their cooperation in this effort to protect our children.