Florida man arrested in SE Louisiana on sex charges involving a minor

Published 10:35 am Saturday, February 5, 2022

Livingston Parish – On January 7, 2022, FBI agents assigned to the Tampa Bay Field Office arrested a Lake County, FL man on an active warrant issued by the Louisiana State Police Special Victims Unit – Baton Rouge Field Office. 21-year-old Jordan Knight of Tavares, FL was arrested for charges related to indecent behavior with a juvenile, computer aided solicitation of a minor, attempted pornography involving a juvenile, and carnal knowledge of a juvenile.

The initial investigation began in October of 2021, when Investigators received a complaint of Knight having sexual conversations with a female juvenile in Livingston Parish. After a thorough investigation, Investigators also discovered Knight participated in sexual activities with the female juvenile and attempted to produce pornography of the sexual encounter.

On February 1, 2022, Troopers assigned to the Louisiana State Police Fugitive Apprehension Unit extradited Knight from Florida to Livingston Parish. Knight was booked into the Livingston Parish Jail for violating LRS 14:81 Indecent Behavior with a JuvenileLRS 14:81.3 Computer Aided Solicitation of a MinorLRS 14:81.1 Attempted Pornography Involving Juveniles(Production), and LRS 14:80 Carnal Knowledge of a Juvenile.  This remains an active investigation.