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Attorney General Jeff Landry Arrests Ascension Man on Internet Crimes against Children
10/13/2016

BATON ROUGE, LA – Attorney General Jeff Landry today announced the arrest of Justin Sepeda on nine counts of internet crimes against children.

“It is imperative that child predators are taken off our streets; so we will continue investigating and arresting those who attempt to exploit our children,” said General Landry. “If anyone in Ascension Parish or the entire State has been victimized by Mr. Sepeda, please contact our office.”

Sepeda, 25 of Gonzales, was arrested on eight counts of Indecent Behavior with Juveniles and one count of Computer Aided Solicitation of a Minor. Sepeda was booked into the Ascension Parish Jail following a joint investigation between the Louisiana Bureau of Investigation Cyber Crime Unit and the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office.

Attorney General Jeff Landry’s Cyber Crime Unit has investigated thousands of computer crimes that have victimized children from infants to 16 years of age. To report child exploitation, call the Louisiana Bureau of Investigation at 800-256-4506.

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