Suspect arrested for solicitation of a minor via SnapChat

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IOTA, La. (KLFY)- A 21-year-old suspect has is accused of soliciting a 13-year-old victim online.

At about 6 p.m. Thursday evening, officers with the Iota Police Department arrested Logan Christopher Thibodeaux.

On charges of indecent behavior with a juvenile, and computer-aided solicitation of a minor. The suspect allegedly sent illicit pictures to the young victim via SnapChat.

“The Iota Police Department would like parents to be aware of the increasingly common utilization of SnapChat, by sexual predators seeking such free communication with minors and juveniles, without fear of being caught by vigilant parents or law enforcement,” the department said.

Thibodeaux is being held without bond in the Acadia Parish Jail. 

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