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

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