Breaux Bridge Man Arrested in Ongoing Investigation of Child Sex Trafficking
40-year-old Gerald Mouton of Breaux Bridge is the first of what are expected to be multiple arrests after a months-long sex trafficking investigation.
Mouton's arrest was made in connection to a report of a missing juvenile from Lafayette Parish, according to our news partners at KATC. That juvenile is back with family.
According to a press release from the Breaux Bridge Police Department, Mouton now sits in the St. Martin Parish Correctional Center 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