#minorsextrafficking | Breaux Bridge man arrested in sex trafficking investigation; more arrests expected, police say | Crime/Police


A Breaux Bridge man was arrested on child sex trafficking and other charges as part of a monthslong investigation.

Gerald Mouton, 40, was arrested on counts of trafficking children for sexual purposes, carnal knowledge of a juvenile, soliciting minors to distribute controlled dangerous substances, contributing to the delinquency of a juvenile, possession of Schedule I drugs and possession of drug paraphernalia Friday and booked into the St. Martin Parish Jail around 12:45 p.m., according to booking records and a statement from Breaux Bridge Police spokesperson Assistant Chief Terry Latiolais.

Latiolais said the arrest was the result of a monthslong sex trafficking investigation and more arrests are anticipated. The assistant chief said more details may be released once those additional arrests are executed.



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