Joint Investigation Leads to Arrest of Hammond Man on Charges of Child Exploitation
Published 12:34 pm Thursday, February 10, 2022
Baton Rouge – On February 9, 2022, Investigators from the Louisiana State Police Special Victims Unit – Baton Rouge Field Office in conjunction with Agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation arrested a Tangipahoa Parish man after they learned of his participation in child exploitation on a social media app. 33-year-old Allen Bordelon of Hammond was arrested for charges related to indecent behavior with a juvenile and computer aided solicitation of a minor.
The initial investigation began on January 26, 2022, when Investigators began an undercover child exploitation case. During the course of the investigation, Bordelon was identified as having online conversations with an undercover FBI Agent posing as 13-year-old and 14-year-old females. During conversations with Bordelon, he detailed on numerous occasions the sexual acts he wanted to perform with the juvenile females.
On February 9, 2022, Troopers assigned to the Louisiana State Police Fugitive Apprehension Unit located and arrested Bordelon in East Baton Rouge Parish. Bordelon was booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Jail for violating LRS 14:81 Indecent Behavior with a Juvenile (3 counts) and LRS 14:81.3 Computer Aided Solicitation of a Minor (3 counts). This remains an active investigation and further charges are pending.
The LSP Special Victims Unit works to rescue and seek justice for the victims of crimes involving the exploitation of children and the trafficking of humans for sex or labor. The public plays an important role in identifying suspects accused of these crimes, and is urged to report criminal or suspicious activity. The Louisiana State Police online reporting system is available to the public through an anonymous reporting form that is submitted to the appropriate investigators. The form can be found by visiting http://la-safe.org/ and clicking on the “Suspicious Activity” link.