Breaux Bridge attorney, former city court judge arrested on prostitution charges

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BREAUX BRIDGE, La. (KLFY)-  St. Martin Parish attorney Walter Glenn Soileau is facing multiple charges including prostitution and obstruction of justice.

Soileau, who is a former Breaux Bridge city court judge, was arrested by state troopers at his Breaux Bridge home on Friday.

District Judge Thomas Duplantier issued an arrest warrant for Souileau on March 1 on the following charges:

  • Pandering/maintenance of a place
  • Letting premises for prostitution
  • Prostitution
  • Obstruction of justice

According to the arrest affidavit, he was booked in the St. Martin Parish jail and transferred for processing in Lafayette Parish.

The Louisiana Bar Association confirmed today that Soileau is still a practicing attorney operating on Main Street in downtown Breaux Bridge.

News 10 spoke to community members who say they don’t think Soileau should be able to continue practicing law after these charges.

Some are even calling for protests. Muhammad Qureshi says, “[The community] should get together and hold a protest and talk to the mayor [to see] if they can put any pressure [on Soileau]… I don’t understand why he’s still at his job- why he’s still working.”

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